NASA released a request for information this week about cargo services to the Gateway—big news for the future of NASA and the Gateway. I break down the technical and non-technical bits of that announcement, as well as some updates on Space Force and the Soyuz situation.
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- DOD “Moving Out” on Space Force As Space Council Approves Six Recommendations to President - SpacePolicyOnline.com
- Bridenstine confident in Soyuz return to flight despite quality concerns - SpaceNews.com
- NASA Seeks Information for Gateway Cargo Delivery Services
- Gateway Logistics Services - Federal Business Opportunities: Opportunities
- Gateway Logistics Services - Main Engine Cut Off
- Eric Berger on Twitter: “Congress hasn’t made up its mind yet about the Deep Space Gateway—an interesting contrast to NASA, which speaks of it as a fait accompli. Blurb from Politico’s space newsletter this morning…”
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