Ward Johnson: NASA Extends Jacobs’ Test Support for Kennedy Space Center

JACOBS logo_GovConWireJacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) will continue to provide test and operations support to the Kennedy Space Center for another two years after NASA exercised a $172.8 million contract extension option.

The company said Tuesday the modification also includes a concurrent two-year extension of the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity provision for task orders.

“We are pleased to support NASA at Kennedy Space Center and to continue our long-time partnership with NASA as they begin a new generation of space exploration, ” said Ward Johnson, a Jacobs group vice president.

Jacobs said it provides KSC with services such as planning and studies; ground servicing and processing of payloads, spacecraft and launch vehicles; flight hardware and ground systems design and development; and logistics.

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