NASA Awards Two Space Capsule Contracts

By now, you may have heard about NASA’s awarding of two contracts to two US companies for space capsules.  You haven’t?  Then please go to my post on Clearancejobs.com to read more about it:  Hope for the Space Program:  NASA Awards Two Space Capsule Contracts.

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SpaceX’s Own Spaceport Will Not Affect NASA or DoD Operations, Part 1

Yesterday, I expanded on a Space Review post of the possible reasons Space Exploration Technologies Corp (SpaceX) is moving launch operations to Texas.  The company believes it will conduct about 12 launches a year from its own space launch complexes near Brownsville, Texas.  Such a launch rate is more than triple SpaceX’s 2013 launch rate of 3 […]

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Lone Star Rising

According to this Bloomberg Businessweek article, it looks like SpaceX just bought itself a spaceport.  Their planned launch facility looks to cover nearly 50 acres of Texas land on the coast.  The specific area might be near Boca Chica Beach. Why would SpaceX want a launch complex in this area?  First of all, if they […]

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