NASA Awards Contract to Jacobs Technology Inc.

WASHINGTON -- NASA will exercise the second of two one-year options on a five-year contract to Jacobs Technology Inc., of Tullahoma, Tenn.,
for test and evaluation support at NASA's White Sands Test Facility
in Las Cruces, N.M. NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston manages
the facility.

This option is worth $54 million and brings the total contract amount
to date to $270.5 million. The initial value of the contract was
$162.5 million. The hybrid, cost-plus award fee, and indefinite
delivery and indefinite quantity contract began May 1, 2006. This
action extends the contract through April 30, 2011.

Jacobs will provide services for performance of White Sands' primary
mission, which includes materials and component testing, propulsion
testing and depot activities.

For information about NASA's White Sands Test Facility, visit:


Source: NASA

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