Jacobs granted extension of NASA Marshall Space Flight Center contract

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) was awarded a modification to extend the Engineering and Science Services and Skills Augmentation (ESSSA) contract at NASA´s Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, Alabama, the company said.

The contract modification is for a one-year option with a potential value of USD 127.8 million. The option began October 3, 2015 and extends through September 30, 2016.

Under the terms of the ESSSA contract, Jacobs is providing science and engineering and technician support at MSFC. Major programs supported by Jacobs at MSFC include the Space Launch System, International Space Station, James Webb Space Telescope and numerous smaller space science and technology development projects.

Jacobs provides technical professional and construction services.