NASA has awarded $6.8 billion to Boeing and SpaceX to build crew vehicles for flying astronauts to the space station
American astronauts will soon have new homegrown rides into space. After a four-year competition, NASA has tapped the commerical spaceflight companies SpaceX and Boeing to launch astronauts to the International Space Station from U.S. Show More Summary
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So NASA has picked Boeing and SpaceX to take astronauts to and from the International Space Station. This should make Boeing investors happy and PayPal founder/Tesla CEO/Space X CEO Elon Musk even richer. Not to mention Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, who owns Blue Origin, the company working...
Yesterday, NASA made a live announcement about how they planned to work with commercial partners to bring human spaceflight back to the United States. SpaceX and Boeing will work towards completely eliminating our reliance on Russian spacecraft to put astronauts in Orbit by 2017 and free up NASA to work on exciting things—like getting our asses to Mars.
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Boeing and SpaceX have won multi-billion dollar contracts to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station.
Big news in the world of space operations yesterday as Boeing and SpaceX took contracts to fly people to the International Space Station. That leaves NASA in a brand news position, with brand new goals. Produced By Matt Johnston and Reuters. Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
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NASA opened a new chapter on Tuesday, awarding $6.6 billion worth of contracts to two different companies that will transport astronauts to and from the International Space Station. Aerospace giant Boeing Corp. got $4.2 billion and Elon...Show More Summary
This is a bit of a surprise. In the popular media, the more flamboyant SpaceX and their manned Dragon V2 capsule have been getting the attention, while behind the scenes Boeing's CST-100 was widely picked as the favorite. It looks like NASA wants to be everyone's friend, because they picked both. Read more...
The United States took its first major step to returning to manned space flight as NASA awarded up to $6.8 billion to aerospace giant Boeing and California-based SpaceX to launch astronauts into space.
Boeing and SpaceX are both winners in the race to take US astronauts into space. Boeings CST-100 and SpaceX's Dragon V2 will soon make test flights to the ISS to prove their mettle.
Let the space race begin. NASA announced on Tuesday that it has awarded two multibillion dollar contracts to Boeing and Space Exploration Technologies, better known as SpaceX, to develop spacecraft to shuttle astronauts to and from the International Space Station. Show More Summary
NASA handed out two contracts worth $6.8 billion today and with them announced the imminent return of human spaceflight from the US. Boeing and SpaceX "have each presented to us designs that will allow us to fly crews to the International Space Station in just a few years," says...
In the latest step toward commercial human space flight, Boeing and SpaceX have been chosen to carry the next NASA astronauts into space, the agency announced today. NASA awarded $4.2 billion to Boeing and $2.6 billion to SpaceX to send...Show More Summary
Same work. More pay?