ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 14, 2019 NASA and Boeing [NYSE: BA] have initiated a contract for the production of 10 Space Launch System core stages and up to eight Exploration Upper Stages to support the third through the twelfth Artemis missions. Up to 10 additional core stages may be ordered under the contract, leveraging active labor, materials, and facility resources and supply chain efficiencies for production savings. SLS is NASA's deep space exploration rocket that will launch astronauts in the 27-metric ton Orion crew vehicle, plus cargo, from Earth to the moon and eventually to Mars. Boeing is the prime contractor for the rockets core stage, avionics, and variations of the upper stage. The rocket is designed to be evolvable for missions beyond the moon.
na das braucht Boeing dringend vor den Q3 Zahlen