NASA continues Commercial “push” with CRS extension

September 27, 2014 12:03 PM

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NASA continues Commercial “push” with CRS extension

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla — Just 10 days after the Sept. 16 announcement that NASA had selected Boeing’s CST-100 and Dragon V2 spacecraft to move forward on the final phase of NASA’s Commercial Crew transportation Capability contract – the U.S. Space Agency is looking to deepen its ties with commercial partners. NASA has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for the next round of contracts under NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services (CRS ) contract.

Under this agreement, private firms are tasked with sending cargo, experiments and crew supplies to the International Space Station (ISS). Proposals are due Nov. 14, the contracts that are awarded are described as being firm-fixed price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity. If things move ahead ...

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