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Speaker Slide Presentation: Leveraging CRS to Expand LEO Commercialization (w/audio)

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Published on Oct 17, 2017

Mark Sirangelo, Corporate Vice President, Sierra Nevada Corporationís Space Systems

In 2012, 461kg of cargo was delivered to the ISS by one commercial vendor. In 2016, Leveraging CRS to Expand LEO Commercialization the number was 11,387kg by both Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) 1 providers, Orbital ATK and SpaceX. In 2017, they are expected to launch over 17,000kg to the ISS. With the extension of ISS to at least 2024 and award of the CRS2 contracts, Orbital ATK, SpaceX, and now Sierra Nevada will expand and solidify the LEO commercial transportation market. Simultaneously a broad spectrum of government, academic and commercial research activities aboard the ISS will be enabled. The ISPCS Commercial Cargo Panel will provide key insights into the future plans and capabilities of the CRS2 providers.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IfYVptsuTIY?t=001

Tony De La Rosa

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