USAF Gives SpaceX Certification

USAF Space and Missiles System Center Certifies SpaceX for National Security Space Missions

"Lieutenant General Samuel Greaves, Commander of the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) and Air Force Program Executive Officer for Space, has announced the certification of Space Exploration Technologies Corporation's (SpaceX) Falcon 9 Launch System for national security space missions. SpaceX is now eligible for award of qualified national security space launch missions as one of two currently certified launch providers. The first upcoming opportunity for SpaceX to compete to provide launch services is projected to be in June when the Air Force releases a Request for Proposal (RFP) for GPS III launch services."

  • submit to reddit


Loading






Join our mailing list




Monthly Archives

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry by Keith Cowing published on May 26, 2015 10:43 PM.

Sally Ride's Google Doodle was the previous entry in this blog.

GAO Progress Report on CASIS: Disappointing is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.