The headquarters of the Ministry of defense.
WASHINGTON, 11 Oct — the Pentagon has allocated more than $ 1 billion on the development of advanced space rockets, the report said the U.S. Department of defense.
In particular, the consortium United Launch Services (ULA) won a tender to 967 million dollars for the development of the launch complex for advanced single booster. Participate in the consortium of Boeing and Lockheed Martin.
Also, the company ATK Launch Systems received $ 45 million to develop three prototypes of rocket engines for the same project booster. The company SpaceX Elon musk was awarded a contract for 33.6 million dollars for further development of a cryogenic methane rocket engine Raptor.