SpaceDev Wins $1 Million in New Business SpaceDev

SpaceDev Inc., the world’s first publicly-traded commercial space exploration and development company, today announced that it received over $1 million in new business during April. The new SpaceDev business consists of an increase in the contract value of its CHIPSat micro-satellite, being built for UC Berkeley as part of NASA’s first University Explorer program — NASA’s smallest and least expensive earth-orbiting mission; a contract with Boeing to provide NASA’s JPL with a variety of Mars Sample Return mission architectures; a contract to support a Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter mission proposal; and two CSTA grants concerning the provision of affordable launches for micro-sats and for space-related education.