HOUSTON, March 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today that its global government services business, KBRwyle, has won multiple prestigious prime contractor awards from NASA in recognition of KBRwyle's support of the agency's small business program. NASA named KBRwyle as the Large Business Prime Contractor of the Year at Goddard Space Flight Center and at Johnson Space Center. NASA also recognized KBRwyle for the Mentor-Protégé Agreement of the Year at Ames Research Center.
"These accolades recognize KBRwyle's leadership and its ability to deliver high-performing teams of diverse and small businesses that help ensure NASA mission success across multiple NASA centers," said Byron Bright, President, KBR Government Services U.S. "To be recognized at three different centers simultaneously is a tremendous honor."
KBRwyle received the Large Business Prime Contractor of the Year award at the two NASA space centers for its overall contract performance, participation in NASA-related outreach events, sound small business practices and use of small business contractors.
KBRwyle's prime contract services at Goddard Space Flight Center include mission operations for on-orbit spacecraft and specialized science support in the areas of geodynamic, geomagnetic, geophysical and atmospheric investigations of solar system bodies.
At Johnson Space Center, KBRwyle serves as the prime contractor on multiple contracts providing spaceflight operations development, preparation and execution; mission systems support; and human spaceflight activities. KBRwyle experts staff every flight discipline console in the Mission Control Center and assist with every operational aspect of NASA's current human spaceflight programs.
NASA also honored KBRwyle as the recipient of the Mentor-Protégé Agreement of the Year award. KBRwyle received the award for its mentorship of MORI Associates at Ames Research Center where KBRwyle provides scientific research, technology and application development and program management solutions. During its two-year agreement, KBRwyle successfully provided subcontractor MORI Associates with training and guidance on business growth strategies, business development, quality assurance certification and other topics.
KBRwyle provides long-term engineering, technical and scientific solutions to NASA dating back to Project Gemini. It operates at eleven NASA centers and facilities serving all four mission directorates. KBRwyle's expertise includes human and robotic spaceflight, planetary, space and life science, satellite integration and mission operations, and ground systems and communications.
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KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program lifecycle within the Government Services and Hydrocarbons sectors. KBR employs approximately 36,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures), with customers in more than 75 countries, and operations in 40 countries, across three synergistic global businesses:
- Government Services, serving government customers globally, including capabilities that cover the full lifecycle of defense, space, aviation and other government programs and missions from research and development, through systems engineering, test and evaluation, program management, to operations, maintenance, and field logistics
- Technology, including proprietary technology focused on the monetization of hydrocarbons (especially natural gas and natural gas liquids) in ethylene and petrochemicals; ammonia, nitric acid and fertilizers; oil refining and gasification
- Hydrocarbons Services, including onshore oil and gas; LNG (liquefaction and regasification)/GTL; oil refining; petrochemicals; chemicals; fertilizers; differentiated EPC; maintenance services (Brown & Root Industrial Services); offshore oil and gas (shallow-water, deep-water, subsea); floating solutions (FPU, FPSO, FLNG & FSRU); program management and consulting services
KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, integrated EPC delivery and long term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.
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