NASA and ATK Announcement

NASA, ATK Announce New Commercial Crew Agreement

"NASA and Alliant Techsystems (ATK) managers will announce an agreement that could accelerate the availability of U.S. commercial crew transportation capabilities at 3 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, Sept. 13. The announcement will occur at the Press Site auditorium at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida."

ATK and NASA Sign Space Act Agreement for Liberty Launch System Agreement Includes International Partnership

"ATK and NASA announced a partnership today to work together during the development of ATK's commercial Liberty(TM) Launch System, an agreement that also supports the 2010 National Space Policy by furthering international partnerships. The team signed an unfunded Space Act Agreement (SAA) that enables NASA and the Liberty program office to provide technical interaction for the launch system during the Preliminary Design Review phase of the program."

Keith's note: Curiously (or maybe not) the first 4 questions (rambling mini-lectures/history lessons) - in a row - were asked by anti-commerical space, pro-Constellation NBC reporter Jay Barbree. The questions sure sound like they were pre-coordinated with the person answering them. Oh yes, his daughter worked for ATK for many years. Alas, Jay Barbree was against commercial crew transport before he was for it.

Earlier ATK Liberty posts

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