Among the winners were Rasekh, Orbital ATK and Sierra Nevada Corp. The contracts guarantee each company of six missions, none of which has not yet been ordered.
WASHINGTON, 15 Jan –. Rasah private company, Orbital ATK and Sierra Nevada Corp (SNC) has won a NASA contract for cargo delivery to the International space station (ISS) until 2024, said at a press conference the head of the ISS division at NASA, Sam Scimemi.
“Orbital ATK, Sierra Nevada Corp and Rasekh received contracts, guarantees each of these six missions, none of which has not yet been ordered,” said Shimei.
NASA in September 2014 announced a competition for cargo flights to the ISS until the 2020 financial year, with the option to buy additional flights through 2024.
It was reported that the application form for participation in competition were submitted by four companies, including Boeing Co and Lockheed-Martin, which later withdrew from the contest. The intrigue remained around the SNC Corporation, which is developing a reusable manned spacecraft Dream Chaser and is a partner of NASA.