KBRwyle to Provide Astronaut Medical Services for European Space Agency
KBRwyle will provide a broad range of services including flight medical operations, health care administration, biomedical engineering, and sport science and exercise, via a contract with Vitrociset Belgium SPRL. This work will be performed over three years with the potential for a two-year extension.
"KBRwyle is excited to continue this 17 year partnership with the European Space Agency," said Byron Bright, KBRwyle President. "Our connection to ESA, NASA and other agencies creates an evolving and positive relationship for the future of space exploration and its benefits to mankind."
KBRwyle has a legacy of pioneering space engineering, operations, and medical support and provides space life science and medical expertise to multiple U.S. and international organizations. KBRwyle is trusted to lead many of the world's largest and most critical government programs. KBRwyle's core capabilities include logistics, engineering, operations, science, program and acquisition management, IT, cyber and security services.
Revenue associated with this contract was booked into backlog of unfilled orders for KBR's Government Services Business Segment in the third quarter of 2017.
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