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NASA Picks 14 Companies for $372M in Space Exploration Tech Dev’t Projects; Jim Bridenstine Quoted

Jim Bridenstine Administrator NASA

NASA has awarded 14 companies contracts worth approximately $372.2M combined to develop technologies for the agency’s lunar and Mars exploration programs. The proposals were selected under the fifth solicitation for the Tipping Point program and address three topic areas: lunar surface, cryogenic fluid management and closed-loop descent and landing capability.

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SpaceX to Help Launch NASA’s Heliosphere Exploration Spacecraft Under $109M Contract

IMAP mission

SpaceX will provide launch services under a potential $109.4M contract for a NASA-funded mission that seeks to further study the heliosphere’s boundary that produces a magnetic barrier protecting the solar system. NASA said Saturday its Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe mission will examine the neutral particles that pass through the barrier and study how particles become faster in space.

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