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SpaceX, United Launch Alliance win major Pentagon launch contracts

SpaceX, United Launch Alliance win major Pentagon launch contracts

The US Air Force on Friday awarded rocket builders ULA and Musk’s SpaceX contracts worth billions to launch national security missions for 5 years starting 2022. The contracts allocate $337M to ULA, a joint venture between Boeing Co and Lockheed Martin Corp, and $316M to SpaceX for the first missions of roughly 34 total that the two rocket firms will support through 2027.

KCooper
KCooper
Seekster
Seekster 1 months

Musk has had a good few weeks.

David
David 1 months

Is no one else concerned about the complete lack of transparency on what the Pentagon will be sending into space? What if they send a nuke up and the rocket explodes? (Extra credit for answering these questions with your own critical thoughts instead of spewing something you heard or read.)

Mutatis
Mutatis 1 months

Good to see such endeavors still proceeding.

Fin
Fin 1 months

So he just trashed us in comparison to China n the pentagon awards musk a big contract...

James
James 1 months

That's great Eli Musk He gets the contract But he's still a freaking weirdo

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