DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) was awarded a contract to perform engineering, science and technical services at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The Engineering Services and Science Capability Augmentation (ESSCA) contract has a potential value of $1.12 billion, with a four year base period of performance and two option periods with a duration of two years.
The contract enables Jacobs to continue providing critical science and engineering and technical support for flagship NASA programs including the Space Launch System, International Space Station and numerous space science and technology development projects.
“Jacobs has partnered with MSFC for more than 28 years and we are proud to continue this partnership supporting the development and testing of advance systems, including the Space Launch System,” said Jacobs Advanced Engineering Research and Operations Senior Vice President Ward Johnson. “The Jacobs workforce takes tremendous pride in supporting NASA’s mission of exploration and we are honored to continue our role augmenting MSFC resources and capabilities.”
Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and construction services for industrial, commercial and government organizations globally. The company employs over 54,000 people and operates in more than 25 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.jacobs.com.
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