COTS

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COTSCommercial Off-The-Shelf (products)
COTSCommercial off-the-Shelf
COTSCommercial Orbital Transportation Services (NASA commercial program to develop a vehicle that can reach low earth orbit)
COTSCommercial Off the Shelf
COTSCrown-of-Thorns (starfish)
COTSCoalition on Temporary Shelter (Detroit, Michigan)
COTSCommittee On Temporary Shelter
COTSCommon-Off-The-Shelf
COTSChildlessness Overcome Through Surrogacy
COTSCargo Offload and Transfer System (US DoD)
COTSConsideration of Others Training Seminar
COTSChildren of the Sun (song)
COTSComponent Off the Shelf (software development)
COTSCheap Off the Shelf
COTSCrest of the Stars (anime)
COTSCouncil on Technology Services
COTSClean, Oil, Test and Stencil (railway brake systems)
COTSChronicles of the Sword (gaming)
COTSChapter Operations Training Seminar
COTSChapter Officer Training School (SPEBSQSA)
COTSConvention of the States (US Constitution)
COTSChurch on the Street (religious program)
COTSCorrected on the Spot
COTSCleaned, Oiled, Tested and Stenciled (railroad air brakes)
COTSCenter Outlook Tactical and Strategic
COTSCommittee On Technical Security
COTSCenter Operations and Technical Support
COTSContainer Offloading & Transfer System
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The Commercial Orbital Transportation Services program offers proof.
The Commercial Orbital Transportation Services project--funded at the cost of less than a single shuttle flight--was aimed at encouraging private companies to develop the capacity to serve the transport needs of the International Space Station (ISS).
In 2005, NASA solicited proposals for a commercial ISS resupply cargo vehicle to replace the then-soon-to-be-retired Space Shuttle, through its Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) development program.
The NASA Commercial Orbital Transportation Services project scheduled for Feb.
The company has already delivered a set of flight batteries in support of the Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) vehicle development and demonstration programme.
As a winner of the NASA Commercial Orbital Transportation Services competition, SpaceX hopes to help fill the gap when the Space Shuttle retires in 2010.
Still, the possibility of extra cash was exciting, especially after NASA created the Commercial Orbital Transportation Services program (COTS).
Over the next several months, Orbital plans a hot-fire test of the Antares first stage, the maiden flight of an Antares rocket, and a cargo delivery demonstration mission to the International Space Station as part of NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services.
The Dragon and its launcher are part of <a href="http://www.ibtimes.com/topics/detail/192/nasa">NASA</a>'s Commercial Orbital Transportation Services program, which is designed to replace the aging Space Shuttle fleet.
"I think January is pretty aggressive," said Alan Lindenmoyer, manager of NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services program.
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