Ward Johnson: Jacobs to Continue NASA Engineering, Science Services Work

JACOBS logo_GovConWireJacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has received a $120 million contract modification to continue its work on a NASA engineering and science services program at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

The company will provide science, engineering and technical support for the Space Launch System, International Space Station, James Webb Space Telescope and other space science projects, Jacobs said Tuesday.

“This contract modification enables us to maintain our long working relationship with Marshall Space Flight Center and to make important contributions to the next generation of space exploration systems, ” said Ward Johnson, a Jacobs group vice president.

The contract’s option period starts on Sept. 27, 2014 and covers work through Oct. 2, 2015.

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