SpaceX Files Suit Against 'Unlawful' Air Force-ULA Launch Contract

By Courtney Albon / April 29, 2014 at 3:48 AM
Launch provider SpaceX has filed suit against the Air Force in U.S. Federal Claims Court, contending that a sole-source, block-buy contract signed last year with the United Launch Alliance is unlawful. According to the 37-page complaint , filed on April 28, the company's concerns hinge on its belief that it is qualified and entitled to compete for National Security Space launches and that a contract the service signed in late 2013 to purchase 35 rocket booster cores from longtime launch...

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