NASA extends contract with Houston-based company

August 31, 2010 4:54:42 PM PDT
NASA extended a nearly $1 billion dollar contract with Houston-based United Space Alliance. NASA and the company signed a more than $909 million deal related to flight operations for space shuttle and International Space Station programs.

USA told us the contract will not affect the company-wide layoffs of 1,400 workers on October 1. Four hundred of the layoffs will occur here in Texas.