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NASA Evaluates SpaceX’s Potential Reuse of Falcon 9 Launch Vehicle on Future ISS Mission

NASA Evaluates SpaceX's Potential Reuse of Falcon 9 Launch Vehicle on Future ISS Mission - top government contractors - best government contracting event

NASA Evaluates SpaceX's Potential Reuse of Falcon 9 Launch Vehicle on Future ISS Mission - top government contractors - best government contracting eventNASA will evaluate SpaceX‘s potential reuse of a previously-deployed first stage launch vehicle on a future mission to the International Space Station, Space News reported Saturday.

Dan Hartman, ISS deputy program manager, said during a press conference at the space agency’s Wallops Flight Facility that the agency currently performs a review on the Falcon 9‘s use for the SpX-13 mission.

He noted SpaceX will also conduct a readiness review to determine whether or not they would refly the platform for the SpX-13 mission slated for launch in December.

SpaceX reused a Dragon spacecraft for the SpX-11 mission in June which used a capsule previously launched on the SpX-4 mission in 2014.

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