U.S. military waiting for industry to demonstrate space transportation concepts


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According to Gen. Van Ovost, the U.S. The "rocket cargo" programme has received positive feedback from Transportation Command.

WASHINGTON — U.S. Transportation Command is keeping an eye on space launch companies as they develop technology and mature concepts for point-to-point cargo delivery, said Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost, head of the command.


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U.S. TRANSCOM, which manages the movement of military personnel and cargo around the world, over the past two years has signed cooperative research and development agreements, or American military is waiting for business to show off space transportation ideas


U.S. In order to explore potential concepts for using space, five space companies — SpaceX, Blue Origin, Sierra Space, Virgin Orbit, and Rocket Lab — have signed cooperative research and development agreements, or CRADAs, with TRANSCOM, which oversees the movement of military personnel and cargo around the globe.

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Edited by: Bidyut B. Gogoi

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