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NASA Looks to Establish Public-Private Partnership for KSC’s Shuttle Landing Facility

10 Aug 2012, 19:22 UTC
NASA Looks to Establish Public-Private Partnership for KSC’s Shuttle Landing Facility
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NASA has issued a request for information (RFI) for industry input on how it can transform the space shuttle landing facility at the Kennedy Space Center into a multi-use facility to support aircraft and spacecraft launches and landings.The goal is to establish a public-private partnership to operate the facility. An excerpt from the RFI is [...]

The Shuttle Landing Facility in Florida. (Credit: NASA)
NASA has issued a request for information (RFI) for industry input on how it can transform the space shuttle landing facility at the Kennedy Space Center into a multi-use facility to support aircraft and spacecraft launches and landings.The goal is to establish a public-private partnership to operate the facility.
An excerpt from the RFI is below; you can find the full document here.
Description
NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) is seeking input from industry on how to repurpose the SLF from a shuttle landing facility to a multi-purpose launch and landing facility supporting a broad spectrum of space and aerospace customers. This Request for Information (RFI) asks responders to:

Describe their overall business strategy with a concept of operations for how they intend to operate and maintain the facility;
Propose a governance structure, with key stakeholders ...

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