127 - Checking in on CLPS (feat. Anthony Colangelo)
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The Commercial Lunar Payload Services Program (CLPS) began in 2018 with the promise of bootstrapping a new, inexpensive lunar delivery economy; it was to be a pathway for lunar science to the Moon's surface. Since then, a handful of companies have been racing to get the first launches off, but it hasn't all been smooth sailing. Main Engine Cut Off's Anthony Colangelo joins Jake to talk about their progress, and what we should keep an eye on as the first launches approach.
We talk Commercial Lunar Payload Services
- Masten files for Bankruptcy
- Draper wins CLPS task order
- VIPER Delayed by a year
- MECO's coverage of CLPS
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