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Besides SpaceX, NASA Ropes in Boeing for Next ISS Crew Ferrying

NASA has given Boeing the go-ahead order to manufacture its crew rotation spacecraft to transport astronauts to the International Space Station in 2017, while SpaceX is likely to continue its ongong order until 2016. Based on the model to be presented by SpaceX and Boeing, NASA will decide whose space vehicle will ferry astronauts to ISS and return. The contract ...

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Boeing, SpaceX to Build ‘Commercial Taxis’ to ISS for NASA

NASA has said that future manned spaceflights to the International Space Station (ISS) could save millions of dollars using spacecraft currently being developed by private US companies Boeing and SpaceX. The US agency’s commercial crew programme manager Kathy Lueders told a webcast press conference on Monday that the average cost to fly US astronauts on Boeing’s CST-100 and SpaceX’s Dragon ...

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NASA Approves, Boeing Clears First Hurdle To Send Human to Space

The completion of first milestone of Boeing, in the company’s path toward launching crews to the International Space Station (ISS) from the US, has been approved by NASA. As part of a groundbreaking Commercial Crew Transportation Capability (CCtCap) contract, the Certification Baseline Review is the first of many more milestones, including flight tests from Florida’s Space Coast that will establish ...

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