Jacobs Engineering Lands KSC Services Contract
By Space Coast Daily // January 8, 2013
$1.37 Billion For Testing And Operations Support
BREVARD COUNTY • KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLORIDA – Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has been awarded a contract to provide testing and operations support services to NASA at Kennedy Space Center.
The award includes a base period of one year and seven months, plus two two-year option periods and four one-year option periods. It represents a potential maximum value of $1.37 billion.
Under the terms of the contract announced Tuesday, Jacobs is providing overall management and implementation of ground systems capabilities, flight hardware processing and launch operations at KSC.
These tasks support KSC’s Ground Processing Directorate and the International Space Station, Ground Systems Development and Operations, Space Launch System, Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle, and Launch Services programs.
The Jacobs team that received the contract includes two subcontractors: ERC Incorporated and Aerodyne Industries, LLC.
“We are delighted to continue our support of Kennedy Space Center and to have the opportunity to partner with NASA in transitioning to the next generation of space exploration,” said Jacobs Group Vice President Terry Hagen.
Founded in 1947, Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services in America and is headquartered in California with local offices in Cape Canaveral.