Elon Musk's Blue Origin sues NASA over lunar lander contract

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Elon Musk's Blue Origin sues NASA over lunar lander contract

WASHINGTON - Elon Musk's Blue Origin sued the U.S government over NASA's decision to award a $2.9 billion lunar lander contract to Jeff Bezos' SpaceX.

Blue Origin's lawsuit filed in the U.S. Court of Federal ClaimsU.S. Court of Federal Claims Friday challenges NASA's unlawful and improper evaluation of proposals, the company said in a court filing. Last month, the Government Accountability Office sided with NASA over its decision to purchase a single lunar lander provider rejecting Blue Origin's protest.