From: Kennedy Space Center
Posted: Friday, August 23, 2019
NASA’s Launch Services Program (LSP) at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida has selected five companies to provide commercial CubeSat dispenser hardware and mission integration services.
The five companies are:
The CubeSat 3 contract provides indefinite-delivery/
The contractors will provide various-sized CubeSat dispensers and dispenser mass simulators. These dispensers will be loaded with CubeSats, mounted to a launch vehicle, and release CubeSats at a designated time after launch.
The contractors also will provide mission integration services, to include flight hardware qualification, flight hardware development and assembly, flight hardware acceptance testing, dispenser to launch vehicle interface control document (ICD) development, CubeSat to dispenser ICD development, integration of CubeSats into flight dispensers, integrated flight CubeSat/dispenser acceptance testing, flight hardware to launch vehicle integration, and mission support.
LSP supports the CubeSat Launch Initiative by providing dispenser hardware and mission integration services to CubeSat development teams from educational institutions, non-profit organizations, and NASA centers.
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