A U.S. military space station that eventually would be capable of supporting astronauts, hosting payloads and traveling between orbits could be operational as early as fiscal 2022, a new solicitation document says. A “self-contained and free-flying orbital outpost” could enter an engineering and design phase later this year, followed by fabrication and testing of a prototype, depending on the approval of funding in fiscal 2020, according to a solicitation by the Defense ...


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