The smallest NASA stimulus-package award for commercial spaceflight development in dollar terms may have the greatest potential for profits in the long run. Paragon Space Development Corp., a Tucson, Ariz.-based life-support systems house, will get only $1.4 million of the $50 million awarded Feb. 2 under the U.S. space agency’s Commercial Crew Development (CCDev) project. But the money will go toward refining, building and testing a compact air revitalization system that Paragon ...

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