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NASA’s CCiCap: Can Space Taxis Help the Pentagon?

Dream Chaser & Atlas V (click to view full) With the retirement of the Space Shuttle in 2011, American manned missions to the International Space Station have mostly involved Russia’s Soyuz spacecraft, which cost about $63 million per seat. The lone exception has involved the commercial space innovator SpaceX, whose unmanned Dragon capsule docked at the ISS [...]
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Touchdown! Soyuz spacecraft lands safely with Russian-US crew

News : The Newsroom (2 years ago)

A Soyuz spacecraft carrying two Russian cosmonauts and an American spaceflyer has landed safely back on Earth, wrapping up a four-month mission to the International Space Station. Read Post

NASA Holds A Cookout In Space; REM's Michael Stipe Sings For Shuttle

News : The Two-Way (3 years ago)

With Atlantis paying a visit to the International Space Station on the last mission of the space shuttle program, NASA thought it was a good time for a cookout... in space. The 10 astronauts on the two linked spacecraft will enjoy a... Read Post

NASA begins Russia hitchhiker program (video)

News : BlogPost (3 years ago)

The Soyuz TMA-22 has left Earth’s atmosphere, launching the new era of NASA’s space program: hitching rides to the International Space Station on Russian spacecraft. After the closure of the U.S. space shuttle program, the Russian s... Read Post


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