KBR’s stock KBR -1.12% surged 3.8% during premarket trading on Monday after the engineering firm announced it had won a $1.9billion contract for NASA’s human spaceflight program. The terms of the contract. Houston-based KBR is responsible for mission planning, preparation and training of astronauts and Mission Control Center Flight Controllers, as well as real-time flight execution, future exploration vehicle design and real-time flight control. KBR will assist with the software development of the International Space Station Program’s Avionics Office. The contract is for a five-year base period with two options of two years that could be extended to nine years. KBR stock is up 20% year-to-date, while S&P 500 SPX, +0.03% is up 18%.