NASA agrees to pause SpaceX lunar contract until November after Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin files suit

Starship on the moon

An artist’s rendering shows SpaceX’s Starship rocket ship on the moon. (SpaceX illustration) NASA has suspended its contract with SpaceX to bring astronauts back to the moon pending the first outcome of a lawsuit from Blue Origin. The voluntary stay ends on November 1, two weeks after the hearing on the case, according to a … Read more

DOD cancels $10 billion JEDI contract at center of Microsoft and Amazon feud

Igor Bonifacic

The Department of Defense is terminating its $ 10 billion cloud contract for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI). The Pentagon said it had “initiated contract termination procedures” in a press release shared Tuesday, stating that “the department has determined that the JEDI cloud contract is no longer meeting its requirements due to evolving requirements, … Read more

Amazon, Microsoft, Google vie for Boeing cloud contract

Boeing logo

Boeing Co., headquartered in Chicago, has created a new business unit for aviation services with headquarters in Dallas. (Boeing photo) Amazon, Microsoft and Google are participating in a tender process to provide Boeing with cloud computing services. This contract is expected to be valued at at least $ 1 billion over several years, The Information … Read more

Blue Origin is challenging SpaceX’s Artemis lander contract from NASA

Igor Bonifacic

Over a week ago, NASA placed a $ 2.9 billion contract with Elon Musks SpaceX to build a lunar lander for the upcoming Artemis Moon project. When choosing SpaceX, NASA handed over the defense company Dynetics and Blue Origin. The latter is now challenging the decision. In a protest filed with the Federal Government Accountability … Read more