• US watchdog rejects Blue Origin's protest of NASA lunar lander contract

    1 month ago - By Engadget

    The US Government Accountability Office has dismissed protests from Blue Origin and defense contractor Dynetics over NASA's decision to hand out a single $2.9 billion contract to SpaceX as part of its Human Landing System program. On Friday, the watchdog said NASA's “evaluation of all three proposals was reasonable and consistent with applicable procurement law, regulation, and the announcement's terms.” When Blue Origin first challenged the lunar lander contract in April, the company claimed the selection process was “fundamentally unfair” because it didn't get a chance to revise its bid...
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