NASA Awards 2 Contracts to Deep Space

June 20, 2014 12:44 PM

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Today, NASA awarded two contracts to Deep Space Industries Inc. The first contract aims to assess commercial approaches to NASA's asteroid goal.

It will also see as how an industry-led asteroid economy can make manned Mars mission safer, sooner and cost effective. The second contract will focus on examining numerous small asteroid-prospecting payloads that can be launched as hitchhikers on NASA missions.

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