Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin protests NASA HLS award to Elon Musk’s SpaceX


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Jeff Bezos‘ Blue Origin filed a protest with the Government Accountability Office against NASA on Monday, challenging the space agency’s award of a nearly $3 billion moon lander contract to Elon Musk’s SpaceX earlier this month.

SpaceX, in a competition against Blue Origin and Leidos‘ subsidiary Dynetics, was awarded $2.89 billion for NASA’s Human Landing System program. The HLS program is focused on building a lunar lander that can carry astronauts to the moon’s surface under NASA’s Artemis missions. For HLS, SpaceX bid a variation of its Starship rocket, prototypes of which the company has been testing at its facility in Texas.

NASA was previously…


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