Pentagon, SpaceX Sign Contracts Worth a Combined $159 Million to Launch Spacecraft for U.S. Military
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The Pentagon signed two contracts worth a combined $159 million with SpaceX to launch special spacecraft for the U.S. military by the end of 2023, the Defense Department announced in a statement.
"SpaceX received two individual fixed-price orders totaling $159,721,445 under the Phase 2 Homeland Security Space Launch contract," the statement read.
The launch will take place in Centennial, Colo. and at the Cape Canaberal Space Force Station in Florida. The contracts will be financed annually and at a fixed cost.