SpaceX is awarded its first national security contract — TechCrunch

The U.S. Air Force has awarded SpaceX a $82.7 million contract to launch their GPS-3 satellite into orbit. This is the first National Security Space (NSS) contract for SpaceX, who won essentially by default since ULA, the only other viable competitor, declined to bid in the competition. “This GPS III Launch Services contract award achieves a…

via SpaceX is awarded its first national security contract — TechCrunch

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