Senate lawmakers propose $250M for Phase 3 space launch technology development effort

By Courtney Albon / June 24, 2020 at 9:54 AM
The Senate Armed Services Committee's mark of the fiscal year 2021 defense policy bill includes language to establish a space launch capability development program with a $250 million funding ceiling that would help the Air Force inject new technologies for future competition and support industry in meeting launch requirements. The proposed legislation , released June 23, supports the current strategy to award launch contracts to two companies for Phase 2 missions, but directs the Air Force to establish a means...

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