Tag Archives: Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships

NanoRacks-SSL-ULA Team to Study Feasibility of Rocket Tech Repurposing Under NASA Contract; Richard White Comments

A team composed of NanoRacks, Space Systems Loral and United Launch Alliance has signed an agreement with NASA to examine the feasibility of converting a rocket upper stage into a commercial space habitat. The Ixion Initiative Team will conduct the rocket technology repurposing study under the second phase of NASA’s Next Space Technologies for Exploration …

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Space News: Lockheed to Consider Alternative Uses for Future NASA Habitat Module

Lockheed Martin is looking into alternative uses for a habitat module it is developing for NASA‘s Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships program focused on research-and-development projects to identify new technologies, Space News reported Wednesday. Bill Pratt, NextSTEP program manager at Lockheed, told the publicaiton its cislunar habitat could be used to support other countries and companies …

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