NASA Flight Opportunities Awards Contract to Near Space Corporation

A Near Space Corporation balloon lifts the firm's small HASS shuttle glider during a test flight in 2013. (Credit: Near Space Corp.)
A Near Space Corporation balloon lifts the firm’s small HASS shuttle glider during a test flight in 2013. (Credit: Near Space Corp.)

EDWARDS, Calif. (NASA PR) — NASA has awarded a Commercial Space Flight and Integrations Services contract to Near Space Corporation of Tillamook, Oregon, to provide commercial space flight and integration systems for the agency’s Flight Opportunities Program.

The Commercial Space Flight and Integrations Services contract is a multiple-award, firm-fixed-price contract that covers 48 months from the date of award and has a price ceiling of $45 million. The contract with Near Space Corporation is an individual indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract ceiling at $10 million.

The Flight Opportunities Program, managed by NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate in Washington, works toward maturing flight readiness of new crosscutting technologies that advance or enable future space missions. The program provides flight opportunities for technology payloads on commercial suborbital space companies.

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