Amazon & SpaceX Bag  Communications Services

NASA Contracts For Space

Amazon & Elon Musk's SpaceX

Along with 4 American satellite firms have bagged combined NASA contracts worth $278.5 million for space communications services

On April 20

NASA selected the six American satellite communications (SATCOM) providers to begin developing

And Demonstrating Near-Earth Space

Communication services as the United States space agency plans to decommission its near-Earth satellite fleet.

With This Approach

NASA can focus more time and resources on its deep space exploration and science missions, the US space agency said on its website.

NASA's Project

Is called the Communications Services Project (CSP).

During The Five-Year Development

And demonstration period, each satellite firm will work to lower costs, increase flexibility, and improve performance for a broad range of missions.