It was announced that Blue Origin, a space company owned by US businessman Jeff Bezos, had failed to win the lawsuit it filed with the National Aeronautics and Space Agency in August.
Blue Origin, an airline owned by American businessman Jeff Bezos, was found.
And unfair in her lawsuit against the National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA) for a contract for a lunar lander worth $2.9 billion, signed with SpaceX as part of the Artemis program.
“For astronauts to return safely to the Moon, NASA’s public-private partnership model needs an unbiased procurement process and robust policies that encourage competition,” a company spokesperson said in a statement.
We look forward to the next steps in NASA’s lunar probe acquisition process.”
It is expected that the decision grounds for the case, the details of which are not known due to the confidentiality decision, will be announced on November 18.
NASA announced on April 16 that it had selected the $2.9 billion SpaceX landing system project to build a landing capsule for astronauts to go to the Moon under the “Artemis” program.
And it was this decision that sparked the long-running rivalry between Bezos, the world’s two richest people, and Elon Musk and the CEO of SpaceX.
Blue Origin appealed to the US Government Accountability Office (GAO), but when it failed in August, federal funds were awarded to NASA and a lawsuit was filed in court.