NASA awards Blue Origin, Nanoracks, Northrop Grumman over $400M in contracts to avoid space station gap | TechCrunch


Just two days after officially (and quietly) confirming that it intends to replace the International Space Station with a commercial station by 2030, NASA has awarded over $400 million in agreements to three companies to further develop private station plans.

The three companies, which received the awards under the agency’s Commercial low Earth orbit (LEO) Destinations program, are: Nanoracks for $160 million Blue Origin for $130 million Northrop Grumman for $125.6 million

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