NASA to give space start-up Axiom contract allowing it to fit its commercial modules to ISS

by | Jan 30, 2020 | International Space Station, NASA, Seradata News

Space start-up Axiom of Houston, Texas, is to receive a contract from NASA to allow it to attach a commercial module(s) with a node adapter port onto the International Space Station (ISS). The contract has yet to be signed will have a 5 year period with an option for two extra years. The module, which will be built by an industrial team including Boeing, Thales Alenia Space, Maxar etc, will be launched in 2024. This may be joined by other commercial modules.

Axiom modules will be attached to ISS. Courtesy: Axiom

 

 

 

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