Federal Claims Court Denies ULA Motion To Dismiss SpaceX Suit

By Courtney Albon / January 14, 2015 at 12:02 PM
The U.S. Federal Claims Court this week denied a motion by the United Launch Alliance to dismiss SpaceX's lawsuit against an Air Force contract awarded under the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program. The Jan. 7 ULA motion argues that the Fiscal Year 2015 Defense Authorization Act validates the service's contractual obligations with the space launch company and deems the contract lawful. However, the court's decision, filed Jan. 13 , states that the authorization language is simply an acknowledgment of the...

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