Thursday, November 01, 2007

Lunar Lander Challenge Competitor Armadillo Gets Some NASA Work

Spaceref presents a press release by the NASA Innovative Partnerships Program Seed Fund about 38 "cost-shared, joint-development" initiatives where both NASA and other partners contribute funds (presumably to address goals shared by NASA and the external partners that otherwise might not have been addressed).

On the partners list, you can find a wide variety of partners, including Lunar Lander Competitor Armadillo Aerospace:

Project: Flight Demonstration Of A Lander Using Lox/Methane
Mission Directorate: Exploration Systems Mission Directorate
Lead Center: Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058-3696
Partners: Glenn Research Center, 21000 Brookpark Rd, Cleveland, OH 44135-3191;
and Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL 35812-0001;
and Armadillo Aerospace 18601 LBJ Fwy Ste 460 Mesquite, TX 75160