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Vast to Work With NASA on Artificial Space Station Gravity

By Craig Bamford
September 21, 2023
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Vast to Work With NASA on Artificial Space Station Gravity
Illustration of a SpaceX Dragon approaching Haven-1 to dock.
Image credit: Vast Space

NASA will be providing assistance and expertise to the new commercial space station startup Vast Space, according to a recent unfunded Space Act Agreement (SAA) between the two. The new agreement between NASA and Vast is one of a number of announcements made under the second Collaborations for Commercial Space Capabilities (CCSC-2) initiative, others being signed between NASA and companies including Blue Origin and Sierra Space,  focused on infrastructure and capabilities relevant to development in low earth orbit (LEO). 


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Craig Bamford

Craig is a technology journalist with a strong focus on space-related startups, business, and pop culture. He started working in science & technology media in 2016, and began writing about the Canadian space sector in 2017 for SpaceQ. He is a graduate of the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University, where he specialized in international conflict analysis and conflict resolution. He lives in Toronto.