Thursday, August 31, 2006
NASA Moon Contract Let Today
The $4 billion dollar NASA contract to build the next moon spaceships will be announced at 4 PM today. Northrop Grumman Corp., maker of the vehicle that landed a man on the moon 37 years ago, may beat out Lockheed Martin Corp. according to Bloomberg.com. Northrop and Boeing Co. have teamed against Lockheed Martin Corp.for the bid to return humans to the moon before July 20, 2019. It is expected that the multi-decadal effort to return to the moon will total $122-billion.
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