Nine Companies to Compete Over $2.6 Billion in NASA Contracts

In an effort to broaden their relationship with companies capable of developing technology for lunar transportation and exploration, NASA fielded over 30 pitches from various aeronautics and space organizations. Of the 30, nine were chosen to compete for $2.6 billion in government contracts. “When we go to the moon,” NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine says, “we want to be one customer of many customers in a robust marketplace.” Read more about the project, and see the full list of finalists, at CNBC.