Brevard County

US military invests billions in rocket launch companies to transport weapons, supplies, people

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — SpaceX, Blue Origin, and a few other companies have signed deals with the U.S. military to launch cargo in rockets.

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The U.S. has invested $5 billion to $10 billion into a program called “Rocket Cargo.”


The military is hoping to find a way to get weapons, supplies, and even people from one country to another in just minutes.

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It’s unclear if these launches would be from Florida’s Space Coast or another launch site.

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