Bezos Loses Battle Over NASA Contract, Musk Trolls

The Verge reports:

The Government Accountability Office squashed Blue Origin’s protest over NASA’s decision to pick a single lunar lander contractor, the agency said Friday, also denying a similar protest from Dynetics.

The GAO’s decision keeps Blue Origin’s rival, Elon Musk’s SpaceX, the sole winner of NASA’s lucrative Moon lander program and hands a loss to Jeff Bezos, whose space company waged a months-long fight to win the same funding.

The GAO found that NASA “reserved the right to make multiple awards, a single award, or no award at all.” Musk responded to the news by tweeting “GAO” with a flexing bicep emoji.

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