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Armadillo Super Mod test flight



(via RLV and Space Transport News)

Opportunities to participate in SLI review panels



Student Launch Initiative (SLI)
The Academic Affairs Office at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center is seeking NASA employees, contractors and hobby rocket enthusiasts (National Association of Rocketry or Tripoli Rocketry Association) to participate on Student Launch Initiative (SLI) and/or University Student Launch Initiative (USLI) review panels. SLI and USLI challenges middle/high school and ...

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CRuSR awards contracts

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NASA Selects Two Firms for Experimental Space Vehicle Test Flights

WASHINGTON -- NASA's Commercial Reusable Suborbital Research Program (CRuSR) has awarded a total of approximately $475,000 to Armadillo Aerospace of Rockwall, Texas and Masten Space Systems of Mojave, Calif. The awards will allow the two companies to perform test flights of their ...

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CRuSR included in ROSES 2010

Proposal opportunities involving commercial reusable suborbital vehicles through the CRuSR program have been included in the ongoing solicitation for Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences (ROSES) 2010.

From Amendment 11 to the ROSES-2010 call:

Commercial reusable suborbital research (CRuSR) vehicles may offer new capabilities for the conduct of NASA scientific research, education, and technology ...

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CRuSR at NewSpace 2010

Late July Douglas Maclise of the CRuSR Program Office at NASA Ames Research Center presented the current status of the CRuSR program to an audience at the NewSpace2010 conference in Sunnyvale, California. His presentation and the follow-on panel discussion with members of the commercial reusable suborbital community is available online for viewing. The CRuSR presentation ...

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Amendment #3 to CRuSR Flight Services RFQ

A new amendment has been published on monday July 19th that includes the following provisions:
- The due date for receipt of offers is extended. All offers for the services required by the solicitation are due by Friday July 23, 2010, no later than 1:00 PM Pacific time
- Additional FAR and NASA FAR Supplement (NFS ...

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Flight Opportunities presented at OCT Industry Forum

Flight Opportunities Program Presentation (PDF)

The Flight Opportunities Program was presented today at Day 1 of the Industry Forum organised by NASA's Office of the Chief Technologist (OCT). Both the Commercial Reusable Suborbital Research (CRuSR) activity and the Facilitated Access to the Space Environment for Technology (FAST) activity will be transitioned into the Flight Opportunities Program within the Office ...

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Amendment #2 to CRuSR Flight Services RFQ

A new set of Questions and Answers [pdf] has been released today as part of the combined synopsis/RFQ for Commercial Reusable Suborbital Research (CRuSR) Flight Services.

CRuSR and the new Space Policy


Last week, the Obama Administration issued a new succinct but far reaching Space Policy that encompasses all three sectors involved in space: civil, commercial and military. The policy outlines 5 guiding principles including a commitment to openness, transparency, and sustainability; the importance of a robust, competitive and innovative commercial sector; the rights of all humanity ...

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Amendment #1 to CRuSR Flight Services RFQ

We've published an amendment to the CRuSR Flight Services RFQ posted last week to share a first set of CRuSR Questions and Answers following the release of the RFQ. The due date for receipt of offers has also been extended to July 20, 2010.

To read more:
» CRuSR RFQ Modification 25 June, 2010
» CRuSR ...

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