Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (JEC) was awarded a contract extension to the JSC Engineering, Technology and Science (JETS) Contract at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
The contract extension is a two-year option with a potential value of $437.5 million, bringing the total value of the contract to $1.46 billion. The option begins this May and extends the period of performance through April 2020.
Under this contract extension Jacobs will continue providing science and engineering services, digital solutions, and operations support and products to major NASA programs, including the International Space Station, Orion and numerous space science and technology development projects. The contract also provides for curation and research on astro materials brought to earth from the moon, other planets and interstellar space.
"We welcome this opportunity to build upon our longstanding relationship with NASA Johnson Space Center," said Jacobs Advanced Engineering, Research and Operations Senior Vice President Dr. Steve Arnette. "This contract extension enables us to continue supporting a vital role in enabling space exploration and discovery."