US Air Force awards point-to-point cargo R&D contract to SpaceX

SpaceX point-to-point transportation of cargo and people. Credit: SpaceX.

SpaceX has just been awarded a USD $102M contract from the USAF to “demonstrate technologies and capabilities” to quickly transport humanitarian aid and military supplies anywhere on earth using their rockets. 

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Craig started writing for SpaceQ in 2017 as their space culture reporter, shifting to Canadian business and startup reporting in 2019. He is a member of the Canadian Association of Journalists, and has a Master's Degree in International Security from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. He lives in Toronto.