Stimulus Money For Orion ISS Docking Hardware

Recovery Act: United States On-orbit Segment Phase II Development of International Space Station Common Docking Adapter

"NASA-Johnson Space Center awarded Modification 1602 of Contract NAS15-10000 to The Boeing Company for Phase II development of the International Space Station (ISS) Common Docking Adapter (CDA) for the United States On-orbit Segment (USOS). This modification, valued at $15,000,000, applies funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to CDA assembly, which includes three major components: (1) Common Passive Docking Interface (CPDI), (2) Tunnel, and (3) Passive Common Berthing Mechanism. A CPDI shall be compatible with docking interfaces of Constellation Program Orion and European Space Agency Advanced Re-entry Vehicle visiting vehicles being developed for docking to the USOS."

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