[sarex] NASA ANNOUNCES CREW AND CARGO TRANSPORTATION PARTNERS
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NASA ANNOUNCES CREW AND CARGO TRANSPORTATION PARTNERS
NASA Exploration Systems' managers will host a press conference at 4
p.m. EDT Friday, Aug. 18, to announce the organizations selected to
develop and demonstrate commercial orbital transportation services.
The services could pave the way for contracts to launch and deliver
crew and cargo to the International Space Station.
The press conference will be in the NASA Headquarters auditorium, 300
E Street S.W., Washington, and it will air live on the Web and NASA
TV. Reporters may ask questions from participating NASA locations.
Reporters should coordinate with local agency centers by 4 p.m. EDT
Thursday, Aug. 19 for access information.
Associate Administrator for the Exploration Systems Mission
Directorate Scott Horowitz and Commercial Crew/Cargo Project Manager
Alan Lindenmoyer will announce the selections and discuss the
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