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2011-12-16 08:40:43

Competitive Agreements Will Keep U.S. Commercial Space Program on Track NASA announced Dec. 15 a modified competitive procurement strategy to keep on track the agency´s plan to have U.S. companies transport American astronauts into space instead of outsourcing this work to foreign governments. Instead of awarding contracts for the next phase of the Commercial Crew Program, the agency plans to use multiple, competitively awarded Space Act Agreements. Using competitive Space Act...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.