Sun. Sep 27th, 2020

NASA to Announce Additional Commercial Moon Delivery Providers

NASA can host a media group discussion at 4:30 p.m. EST Monday, Nov. 18, to announce further yank corporations change of integrity the competitive pool for delivery services to the surface of the Moon through the agency’s business satellite Payload Services (CLPS)  project.

The group discussion audio and supporting visuals can stream live to tell the tale the agency’s web site.

In July, independent agency proclaimed a chance for yank corporations to affix the CLPS contract to deliver larger, heavier payloads to satellite surface. The new hand-picked corporations, at the side of the first 9 hand-picked in Nov 2018, all are eligible to bid on future satellite delivery services, as well as task orders for heavier payloads, in addition as payload integration and operations.

The investigations and demonstrations launching on CLPS flights can facilitate independent agency study the Moon because it prepares to send the primary girl and next man to the satellite surface by 2024 through the agency’s Artemis program, with ultimate human missions to Mars.

The group discussion participants are:

  • Steve Clarke, deputy associate administrator for exploration in independent agency’s Science Mission board at NASA Headquarters in Washington
  • Chris Culbert, CLPS project manager at NASA’s Johnson house Center in Houston
  • Representatives from the new hand-picked service suppliers

To participate by phone, media should contact Johnson’s newsroom at 281-483-5111 by time of day (11 a.m. CST) Nov. 18.

Read More: www.nasa.gov

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