AFRL awards SpaceX first Rocket Cargo launch vehicle provider deal

By Briana Reilly / January 24, 2022 at 11:15 AM
The Air Force Research Laboratory is partnering with SpaceX under a five-year, $102 million contract to explore the military potential of point-to-point transport -- the first deal awarded to a launch vehicle provider as part of the Rocket Cargo program. Awarded Jan. 14 and announced publicly last week , the contract allows AFRL to leverage data collected from relevant SpaceX missions to aid officials as they “accurately explore mission sets and cargo loadouts where [the Defense Department] can and should...

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