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NASA to use SpaceX to Launch Interstellar Space Studying Mission  Aerospace Journal
A contract worth $109 million has been awarded to SpaceX by NASA. The deal is for SpaceX to carry out the launch of an interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe, an NOAA interstellar weather viewpoint, a scout (robot) to map moon water, and two accompanying payloads. The launch will be carried out on a solitary Falcon 9 Rocket and is scheduled for 2024 from Cape Canaveral. With the deal with SpaceX, NASA will see the IMAP mission's price, which was stipulated at $564 million, jump to approximately $700 million.

The task's main aim is to launch IMAP, a probe designated for a spotting station estimated to be almost 1 million miles from the Earth in the sun's direction at L1 Lagrange point. The instruments in the I MAP will be responsible for the study of the borderline in the middle of the heliosphere and the area…
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