Amazon & Elon Musk's SpaceX
Along with 4 American satellite firms have bagged combined NASA contracts worth $278.5 million for space communications services
On April 20
NASA selected the six American satellite communications (SATCOM) providers to begin developing
And Demonstrating Near-Earth Space
Communication services as the United States space agency plans to decommission its near-Earth satellite fleet.
With This Approach
NASA can focus more time and resources on its deep space exploration and science missions, the US space agency said on its website.
Is called the Communications Services Project (CSP).
During The Five-Year Development
And demonstration period, each satellite firm will work to lower costs, increase flexibility, and improve performance for a broad range of missions.