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2009-03-24 09:19:06

NASA will exercise the first 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 $216.5 million. The initial value of the contract was $162.5 million. If all options are exercised, the contract's total value will be $270.5...


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