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Vector Gets Contract for USAF Launch Mission

Vector Gets Contract for USAF Launch Mission - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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Jeff Brody

Vector Launch has secured a $3.4M contract to help the U.S. Air Force send experimental satellites to orbit, Space News reported Wednesday.

The space vehicle launch, which will take place in NASA“™s Virginia-based Wallops Flight Facility, will support the Department of Defense“™s Space Test Program and the Small Rocket Program-Orbital effort of USAF“™s Space and Missile Systems Center.

Vector“™s Agile Small Launch Operational Normalizer or ASLON-45 vehicle will carry multiple cubesats to low Earth orbit. The mission, scheduled to achieve initial launch capability in 2021, is the Arizona-based contractor“™s first mission with the Air Force.

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Written by Nichols Martin

a staff writer at Executive Mosaic, produces articles on the federal government's technology and business interests. The coverage of these articles include government contracting, cybersecurity, information technology, health care and national security.

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