NASA increases Harris contract ceiling by USD384m

NASA has awarded Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) two one-year options, adding USD384 million of contract ceiling, to continue supporting the Space Communications Network Services (SCNS) program.

The award was received during the third quarter of Harris´ fiscal 2016.

Harris will continue to support SCNS, which provides most of the communications and tracking services for a wide range of Earth-orbiting spacecraft, such as the International Space Station, the Hubble Space Telescope and Earth Observing System satellites.

As prime contractor for SCNS, Harris also provided communications support to NASA´s successful Orion Exploration Flight Test-1 Mission in December 2015, which marked a critical step in NASA´s return to human space exploration.

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