NASA says it’s awarding $106M to small businesses for technology development

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NASA announced this week that it would be awarding $106 million to small businesses in the U.S. as part of its Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.

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Jim Reuter, the acting associate administrator of NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate, said in a Tuesday’statement that small businesses are helping NASA reach its goal.


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Date: 2019-05-17
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We awarded $106 million to U.S. small businesses for their proposals that will help us land the 1st woman & next man on the Moon in five years. From managing pilotless aircraft to solar panels that deploy like blinds, learn more about their #Moon2024 tech: https://t.co/oQaxYoXH7p pic.twitter.com/d7kVfQulNy

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