NASA Extends Lockheed Martin ISS Cargo Contract

October 11, 2010 at 8:34 am | Posted in Space Law Current Events | Leave a comment

by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty

Source: Aviation Week

HOUSTON — NASA has awarded Lockheed Martin a six-month, $13-million contract extension for the integration of International Space Station cargo onboard the space shuttle, as well as deliveries using Russian, European and Japanese craft.

The extension through March 2011 raises the value of Lockheed Martin’s Space Station Cargo Mission Services Contract, initially awarded on Nov. 5, 2003, to $405 million, according to an Oct. 4 announcement from NASA. The extension period accommodates NASA’s final scheduled space shuttle missions, STS-133 and STS-134, slated for launch on Nov. 1 and Feb. 27…more



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