NASA has selected for contract negotiations six proposals to reduce risk and cost on future advanced boosters for its Space Launch System (SLS) heavy-lift rocket. The proposals are for engineering demonstrations to support the transition of the SLS from its initial 70-metric-ton lift capacity, set to debut in 2017, to an eventual 130-metric-ton capability. Up to $200 million will be distributed among the teams chosen for formal contracts. Awards are expected in October, with funded ...


You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "NASA Selects Study Proposals To Improve Advanced SLS Booster".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.


Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.