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NASA Taps Astra Space to Launch CubeSats for Storm Processes Research

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Astra Space has secured a $7.9 million contract to help NASA launch six CubeSat small satellites designed to help meteorologists study storms. The company's Rocket 3 launch vehicle will carry the smallsats to space as part of the space agency's Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation Structure and Storm Intensity with a Constellation of SmallSats or TROPICS mission, NASA said Saturday.

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Report: NASA Authorizes SpaceX to Use Previously-Flown Booster on Next ISS Resupply Mission

Report: NASA Authorizes SpaceX to Use Previously-Flown Booster on Next ISS Resupply Mission - top government contractors - best government contracting event

NASA has approved SpaceX‘s plan to use a previously-flown Falcon 9 rocket booster on the company’s next cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station, SpaceNews reported Thursday. Sam Scimemi, ISS director at NASA, said at a NASA Advisory Council committee meeting that the Dragon spacecraft for SpaceX’s 13th resupply mission will …

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NASA Taps Lockheed Subsidiary for Commercial Payload Processing Services

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A Lockheed Martin subsidiary has landed a potential five-year, $45 million contract to provide commercial payload processing services for the space agency’s missions that launch from the Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. NASA said Friday that Lockheed’s Astrotech Space Operations business will support pre-launch processing of spacecraft and associated …

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