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Leidos Subsidiary to Develop Human Landing System for NASA’s Moon Mission; Roger Krone Quoted

Roger Krone
Roger Krone
Roger Krone
Roger Krone

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 19, 2020 “” Leidos' (NYSE: LDOS) Dynetics subsidiary is among the three contractors NASA selected to design and build platforms for a mission to land astronauts on the moon, GovCon Wire reported May 1.

The agency announced April 30 its award of separate milestone-based contracts worth $967M combined for Dynetics, Blue Origin and SpaceX to create Artemis human landing systems under the Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships 2 program.

According to a company press release, Dynetics aims to provide a module intended to ferry up to four crew members to and from the lunar surface.

“NASA's HLS is truly innovative and one that will revolutionize space travel,“ said Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos and a 2020 Wash100 winner. “We are fully committed to this endeavor and proud to join the team returning Americans to the moon.“

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