• NASA just gave $44 million to 6 private companies - including Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin - to develop 'tipping point' space technologies

    5 days ago - By Chron

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    NASA just awarded six private companies a total of $44 million.
    The agency's "Tipping Point" program is intended to help the commercial space industry push next-generation technologies over the finish line.
    The projects awarded funding include new moon-landing systems and a method to recover expensive rocket engines.
    NASA is doling out a total of $44 million in awards among six private companies, including Jeff Bezos' secretive rocket company, Blue Origin.
    The new contracts are part of the agency's third "Tipping Point" competition and an ongoing push to...
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  • NASA just gave $44 million to 6 private companies - including Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin - to develop 'tipping point' space technologies

    NASA just gave $44 million to 6 private companies - including Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin - to develop 'tipping point' space technologies

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    NASA just awarded six private companies a total of $44 million.
    The agency's "Tipping Point" program is intended to help the commercial space industry push next-generation technologies over the finish line.
    The projects awarded funding include new moon-landing systems and a method to recover expensive rocket engines.
    NASA is doling out a total of $44 million in awards among six private companies, including Jeff Bezos' secretive rocket company, Blue Origin .
    The new contracts are part of the agency's third " Tipping Point " competition and an ongoing push to commercialize space. The goal of...
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