NASA Awards Rapid IV On-Ramp II Contracts for Spacecraft Systems

WASHINGTON (NASA PR) — NASA has awarded three contracts under the on-ramp feature of the Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition IV (Rapid IV) contract. These multi-agency contracts are available to support all NASA centers and other federal agencies.

The awardees are:

  • Lockheed Martin Corporation, Lockheed Martin Space, Littleton, Colorado
  • QinetiQ Space NV, Kruibeke, Belgium
  • Space Flight Laboratory, University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies, Toronto, Canada
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SwRI’s 100-kg Small Satellite Platform Added to NASA’s RDSO Catalog

Credit: SwRI

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (SwRI PR) — NASA has selected Southwest Research Institute’s 100 kg-class small satellite (SmallSat) platform to be listed in the Rapid Spacecraft Development Office (RSDO) IV catalog used by the U.S. government to rapidly contract for flight-proven spacecraft. The Southwest Space Platform-100 (SwSP-100) is now available through the $6 billion, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition IV contract.

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