NASA Awards Engineering, Technology and Science Contract

           NASA Awards Engineering, Technology and Science Contract

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2013

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected Jacobs
Technology Inc. of Tullahoma, Tenn., for an engineering, technology and
science contract at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston.


The cost-plus-award-fee services contract has a potential value of $1.93
billion, including options. The contract begins May 1 with a five-year base
period followed by two two-year options and includes indefinite-delivery,
indefinite-quantity task orders.

Work under the contract will support Johnson's Engineering Directorate and
Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science Directorate. Services will
include: engineering design and development; sustaining engineering;
engineering analysis and assessment, technology development; test services;
laboratory and facility operation and maintenance; planetary mission research;
physical science research; and astromaterial curation. Contract services will
be performed at Johnson and facilities owned by Jacobs and major
subcontractors. It will be managed in Houston.

NASA programs and offices that will be supported by the contract include the
International Space Station, Orion, Advanced Exploration Systems, the Chief
Technologist and Commercial Crew and Cargo and Mars Science Laboratory science
research and operations.

Companies that will support Jacobs on this contract include Aerodyne
Industries of Oldsmar, Fla.; HX5 of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; Hamilton
Sundstrand of Windsor Locks, Conn., and Barrios Technology, ERC Inc.,
GeoControl Systems Inc., Oceaneering Space Systems and MRI Technologies, all
of Houston.

For information about NASA and other agency programs, visit:


Contact: Rachel Kraft, Headquarters, Washington, +1-202-358-1100,; or Dan Huot, Johnson Space Center, Houston,
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