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1 Sensitive But Unclassified – For NASA Internal Use Only NASA Advisory Council Kennedy Space Center February 5, 2009 John Logsdon NASA Advisory Council Kennedy Space Center February 5, 2009 John Logsdon Commercial Orbital Transportation System (COTS) Status For Section 508 Compliance, all photos, illustrations and/or graphics include a descriptive caption. All charts in this package include a background image of Earth as viewed from space.

2 2 Description and Features: lFalcon 9 Launch Vehicle lDragon Crew/Cargo Spacecraft lFlexible crew and cargo configurations lRecoverable launch vehicle and spacecraft lCape Canaveral LC-40 Launch Site lISS Flight Demonstration: March 2010 lNASA Investment: uCargo Demonstration – up to $278 M uCrew Demonstration Option– up to $308 M (not funded) Description and Features: lFalcon 9 Launch Vehicle lDragon Crew/Cargo Spacecraft lFlexible crew and cargo configurations lRecoverable launch vehicle and spacecraft lCape Canaveral LC-40 Launch Site lISS Flight Demonstration: March 2010 lNASA Investment: uCargo Demonstration – up to $278 M uCrew Demonstration Option– up to $308 M (not funded) SpaceX COTS System Falcon 9 Dragon Cargo Dragon Crew Launch Complex at KSC

3 3 SpaceX Milestone Tracking

4 4 Orbital COTS System Description & Features: lTaurus II Launch Vehicle – derivative of Taurus I with Aerojet AJ-26 engines (2) & Castor 30 2 nd stage lStandard Service Module used for all missions – derived from STAR™ & Dawn spacecrafts lPressurized Cargo Module (PCM): Heritage - ISS MPLM lUnpressurized Cargo Module (UCM): Heritage - ISS ExPRESS Logistics Carrier lWallops Flight Facility Launch Site lISS Flight Demonstration: December 2010 lNASA Investment: uCargo Demonstration – up to $170 M Unpressurized Cargo Module (w/ Service Module) Taurus II Pressurized Cargo Module (w/ Service Module) Launch Complex at Wallops Island VA

5 5 Orbital Milestone Tracking Updated per SAA Amendment 1

6 6 COTS Flight Demonstration Schedule Cargo Demo Flight 3 to ISS (Mar 10) Cargo Demo Flight 1 (Jun 09) Cargo Demo Flight 1 to ISS (Dec 10) Cargo Demo Flight 2 (Nov 09)

7 7 ISS Commercial Resupply Services lCOTS Phase II -- ISS Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract awarded December 23, 2008 uSpaceX: 12 cargo missions , $1.6 B uOrbital: 8 cargo missions 2011 – 2015, $1.9 B uPlanetSpace protest under review with GAO lCOTS Phase II -- ISS Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract awarded December 23, 2008 uSpaceX: 12 cargo missions , $1.6 B uOrbital: 8 cargo missions 2011 – 2015, $1.9 B uPlanetSpace protest under review with GAO Artist’s Rendition of Fully Assembled ISS in Orbit


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