NASA has named 4 blurb aerospace firms comparison by it to rise a new space capabilities. The Collaborations for Commercial Space Capabilities (CCSC) beginning of a premier space group aims to allege a private zone growth of integrated space capabilities by giving them comparison entrance to resources and technologies grown by a NASA.
The 4 companies that have been comparison by a NASA are:
- ATK Space Systems from Beltsville, Maryland. This association will work on enhancing space logistics, hosted cargo and other space transport capabilities.
- Final Frontier Design from Brooklyn, New York. This association will rise space suits that are concerned in intra-vehicular activity during space travel.
- SpaceX from Hawthorne, California. This association is building space transport capabilities that could be used to support missions into low space.
- United Launch Alliance, Centennial, Colorado. This association is operative on new launch vehicles, a primary design of that is revoke costs and raise performance.
“Companies in all shapes and sizes are investing their possess collateral toward innovative blurb space capabilities,” pronounced Phil McAlister, executive of blurb spaceflight growth during NASA Headquarters in Washington. “These awards denote a farrago and majority of a blurb space industry. We demeanour brazen to operative with these partners to allege space capabilities and make them accessible to NASA and other business in a entrance years.”
In these Space Act Agreements (SAAs), there is no sell of funds, with any celebration being approaching to bear a cost of a participation. NASA will minister technical expertise, assessments, lessons learned, technologies and information in a structured demeanour requiring minimal use of supervision resources.
Such collaborations are among a several NASA private initiatives with a blurb space industry, a many important among others being a Lunar CATALYST beginning and a Asteroid Redirect Mission Broad Agency Announcement.