Britain has committed €20 million ($26 million) to help pay for Europe’s continued participation with the International Space Station, a one-time payout that could see U.K. technologies fly aboard NASA’s Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle. Flush with cash from an unprecedented 25% boost to its European Space Agency (ESA) contribution level, Britain’s eleventh-hour move to back ISS may have ended a Franco-German standoff over the so-called NASA barter element, under which Europe has ...
THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS
You must be a paid subscriber to access "U.K. Offers Cash In Exchange For Role On Orion".
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.
Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.