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NASA Extends Lockheed Martin Contract

August 8, 2014

Lockheed Martin reported that it will provide facilities development and operations support of human spaceflight missions at NASA'sJohnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston through at least September 30, 2016, under a contract extension.

According to a Lockheed Martin release, the approximately $340 million three-year extension includes a two-year base period with a one-year option. The contract value now exceeds $1 billion.

"At the heart of what makes Lockheed Martin unique is the commitment to taking on the hardest challenges and finding ways to solve them, and our longstanding support of NASA's human spaceflight missions demonstrates that commitment," said Rick Hieb, vice president of Exploration & Mission Support at Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business. "Our dedicated team looks forward to continued support of NASA's mission to pioneer the future of space exploration."

Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company.

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