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Boeing, SpaceX Win NASA Commercial Space Transportation Contracts

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Elon Musk’s startup firm SpaceX have both won contracts to transport U.S. astronauts to and from the International Space Station for NASA. Charles Bolden, NASA administrator,  said in a press conference Tuesday from Kennedy Space Center that the contracts are worth up to $6.8 billion combined, with up to $4.2 …

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Boeing Preps ‘Space Taxi’ for 2017 Maiden Test Flight; Chris Ferguson Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has scheduled an unmanned test flight of a private space taxi to the International Space Station as part of NASA’s commercial crew program, the Space Reporter reported Sunday. Annika Darling writes that Boeing plans to launch the CST-100 spacecraft in early 2017 from Cape Canaveral, Fla. on an …

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