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NASA Begins Second Rapid IV On-Ramp Solicitation for Spacecraft Developers

NASA is seeking additional developers of satellite bus core systems and support services to participate in the second on-ramp solicitation process under the multiple-award $6 billion Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition IV program.

The agency indicated its intent to expand the Rapid IV Catalog in a request for proposals notice posted Thursday on SAM .gov.

Ball Aerospace, Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Southwest Research Institute and Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems were named the five initial awardees on the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract in July 2020.

Thales Alenia Space, a joint venture between Thales and Leonardo, won the first on-ramp contract under the same acquisition vehicle last month.

Rapid IV offerings are intended to support a range of NASA missions such as the Geostationary and Extended Orbits, Geostationary Carbon Cycle Observatory and Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R-Series efforts.

Interested vendors can submit offers to the agency’s Rapid Spacecraft Development Office through June 1.

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