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The Boeing Company has successfully completed a new milestone in the development of software that will operate its Crew Space Transportation (CST) spacecraft.
International space cooperation will be highlighted in a historic event on 20 October: the launch of Europe’s first Galileo navigation satellites on Russia’s first Soyuz rocket to depart from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana.
HOUSTON, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been selected for the second round of NASA's Commercial Crew Development (CCDev) program.
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Nov. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 350th time in its illustrious 50-year program history, a Delta rocket launched from U.S. soil, adding another chapter to one of the most successful rocket launch programs in American history.
Most people are familiar with the space shuttle as the current primary means for NASA to carry astronauts into space -- however as the final flights of this complex and impressive machine are prepared, the design of the next space transportation system is being debated.
As Vegaâ€™s development is coming to an end with the qualification flight scheduled in 2011, two contracts were signed to allow the project to move on to the next phase.
The U.S. space agency says it is exercising its final extension option in its Checkout, Assembly and Payload Processing Services contract with a Boeing unit. The option is the second of two in the contract awarded to the Boeing Space Operations Co. of Titusville, Fla., a subsidiary of the Boeing Co.
NASA is exercising its final option in the Checkout, Assembly and Payload Processing Services contract known as CAPPS.
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