Court rejects Blue Origin’s lawsuit over SpaceX’s contract with NASA and Elon Musk reacts to meme
November 5, 2021 02:05 GMT
“There will be other opportunities for companies to partner with NASA to establish a long-term human presence on the Moon, under the Artemis program,” NASA said.
A lawsuit brought by Blue Origin Aviation against SpaceX, in an attempt to terminate the contract that NASA signed with the latter company, was dismissed by a federal claims court, which ruled in favor of the defense, Jeff Bezos announced. Thursday on his Twitter account.
“This is not the decision we wanted, but we respect the court’s ruling and we wish NASA and SpaceX every success in their contracts.” books Bezos, founder of Blue Origin.
In turn, Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX, commented on the news by posting a message on his Twitter account with Judge Dredd and the words: “You have been prosecuted.”
Also, the US space agency pointed out For the court’s decision, and confirmed that “there will be other opportunities for companies to enter into a partnership with NASA in order to establish a long-term human presence on the moon, within the framework of the Artemis program.” It also stated that as a result of the ruling, work with SpaceX on this project will be resumed “as soon as possible”.
Legal disputes between Bezos and Musk
In August 2021, Blue Origin student to SpaceX before the Federal Claims Court (FCC), after NASA awarded Musk a contract to build a vehicle that would take astronauts to the Moon, under Project Artemis.
In addition, Bezos’ aerospace company launched an advertising campaign in the same month as Certain That SpaceX’s Starship is “too complex and high-risk” to accomplish its mission.
Parallel to Amazon join into the legal battle by filing protests with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) over Starlink satellite launches carried out by SpaceX. By launching satellites with unlicensed antennas, launching unapproved rockets, building an unapproved launch tower, or reopening a factory in violation of a local health order, the behavior of SpaceX and the other companies led by Musk shows one thing: the rules are there. For other people, those who insist or simply demand compliance deserve ridicule and “ad hominem” attacks. [contra las personas]He reads the letter from Jeff Bezos’ company.
Last October, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk accused Jeff Bezos’ companies of resorting to the legal system to slow the progress of his space project. “You can’t ask for a way to get to the moon,” claimed Billionair.
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