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Jacobs Receives $478M Extension on NASA JETS Contract to Provide Critical Support to JSC; Steve Arnette Quoted

Steve Arnette
Steve Arnette
Steve Arnette
Steve Arnette

Jacobs has secured a potential $478.4M extension to the Johnson Space Center Engineering, Technology and Science contract at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, bringing the total contract value to over $1.9B, the company reported on Wednesday. 

"As NASA's largest services provider, Jacobs welcomes the opportunity to continue our nearly 20-year relationship with the Johnson Space Center," said Jacobs Critical Mission Solutions Senior Vice President Steve Arnette. "This contract extension allows us to continue to support NASA's Artemis moon mission, providing critical integrated engineering and science support ensuring mission success in reaching the moon by 2024.” 

With the extension, Jacobs will continue to provide critical support to JSC's Engineering Directorate and Exploration, Integration, and Science Directorate, integrating engineering design, testing, verification supporting NASA's Artemis program to land the first woman and next man on the moon, preparing us for human missions to Mars.

Jacobs will support the Orion Crew Capsule, the new Gateway orbital outpost, a new generation space suit as well as provide important support to the International Space Station, supporting commercial cargo missions, on-orbit operations, and commercial crew program efforts. 

The company will support science programs, including astromaterials curation, basic research in planetary science, Earth science, orbital debris mitigation and the integration of science into exploration missions. The contract extension represents a two-year option covering the period of performance from May 1, 2020 to April 30, 2022.

“Jacobs will continue to be a trusted partner to NASA providing advanced solutions, R&D, scientific and technical solutions that enhance our collective goal of creating a more connected, sustainable world," added Arnette. 

About Jacobs

At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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