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  • Boeing and SpaceX Secure $6.2B NASA Space Taxi Contract

    Boeing and SpaceX Secure $6.2B NASA Space Taxi Contract National Aeronautics and Space Administration or NASA has selected The Boeing Co. (BA) and Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX, to transport U.S. crews to and from the International

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  • Musk ‘deeply honored’ by NASA contract

    Musk ‘deeply honored’ by NASA contract SpaceX, Boeing to ferry U.S. astronauts back into space SpaceX A C D MA MB MC MD ME MP SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)—Elon Musk, the CEO of s SpaceX as well as Tesla Motors Inc., tweeted

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  • NASA contracts with SpaceX and Boeing for space transport

    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. In a throwback to the golden age of space flight, the contracts call for Apollo-like capsules…

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  • Space: Football's Final Frontier

    Barry "Butch" Wilmore tries to follow college football as much as anyone born and raised in the South. "I wish I could watch more Southeastern Conference football—or any football," he said. "Sometimes, in the middle of the football game, I end up watching 'My Little Pony.' " Courtesy of Michael…

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  • Winter is coming, in one GIF

    Winter is coming, in one GIF It is September, the month of some nice things — crisp, non-humid weather —  and some not-so-nice things, like capitalism selling us on Pumpkin Spice Lattes and the disappearance of sunshine. This map from Metric Maps

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  • NASA taps SpaceX, Boeing to carry astronauts to space

    Boeing's CST-100 will be bringing US astronauts to the International Space Station. In a surprise move, NASA picked both Boeing and SpaceX to be the first private companies to shuttle astronauts to the International Space Station.

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  • Boeing, SpaceX win contracts to build 'space taxis' for NASA

    CAPE CANAVERAL/WASHINGTON, Sept 16 (Reuters) - NASA will partner with Boeing and SpaceX to build commercially owned and operated "space taxis" to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, ending U.S.

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  • Boeing and SpaceX Win NASA Commercial Crew Contracts... but Did Boeing Still Beat SpaceX?

    On Tuesday, NASA awarded these two companies contracts to build Commercial Crew transports to return America to space. Sometime in 2017, NASA expects both companies to begin launching astronauts into orbit.

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  • Boeing and SpaceX get NASA contracts to take astronauts to the ISS

    Boeing and SpaceX have received contracts to develop a new fleet of American spacecraft for NASA. The companies will spend the coming three years and $6.8 billion ($4.2 billion for Boeing and $2.6 billion for SpaceX) in funding from the agency working towards certifying their ships to carry…

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  • NASA finds tiniest galaxy has 'supermassive' black hole

    NASA finds tiniest galaxy has 'supermassive' black hole An artist's rendering of the massive black hole at the center of the tiny 'dwarf' galaxy revealed by NASA on September 17. NASA said Wednesday that astronomers using its Hubble Space Telescope have found a new dwarf galaxy -- known as M60-UCD1…

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  • Boeing and SpaceX Emerge Victorious in NASA Space Taxi Contract

    The privatization, or partial privatization, of space has taken many twists since the end of the Space Shuttle era. Companies and organizations know that there are literally billions of dollars up for grabs in the contracts that can be won, and we now have a winner on the next space taxi that will…

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  • Boeing and SpaceX win $6.8bn Nasa space flight deals

    Nasa has awarded Boeing and SpaceX contracts worth $6.8bn to ferry astronauts into space, in a move that marks a US return to manned space flight and a landmark for the private space industry. Reducing American reliance on Russia to take astronauts to the International Space Station, Boeing is to…

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  • SpaceX, Boeing will carry astronauts to orbit for NASA

    Beginning in 2017, U.S. astronauts will no longer be carried to space by Russian spacecraft. Instead, private spaceflight companies SpaceX and Boeing will transport them in return for contracts worth $6.8 billion. “Today’s announcement sets the stage for what will be the most ambitious, exciting…

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  • NASA Awards Boeing & SpaceX Big Contracts To Build ISS 'Space Taxis'

    NASA Awards Boeing & SpaceX Big Contracts To Build ISS 'Space Taxis'NASA has chosen SpaceX and the Boeing Corporation to build spacecraft to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station, the space agency announced in a press conference held today

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    Obama Unveils Ebola Response; US Ground Troops May Fight ISIS, Dempsey Says

    Obama Unveils Ebola Response; US Ground Troops May Fight ISIS, Dempsey SaysU.S. to send 3,000 troops to fight Ebola in West Africa, two Americans killed in Kabul suicide bombing, and NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to send astronauts to space. West Africa

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  • Boeing, SpaceX Win Space Taxi Contracts

    This is the first time since the Space Shuttle was retired that NASA will have their own ride up to the ISS.  In a live press conference, NASA annouced the winners of a $6.8 billion in contracts to create a spaceship to shuttle humans to outer space — essentially space taxis. In the contract,…

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  • Boeing is expected to build most of NASA's space taxis (update: official)

    Boeing is expected to build most of NASA's space taxis (update: official) NASA may have been even-handed when it started doling out money to contractors for its space taxi program, but there are hints that it's about to play favorites. The Wall Street

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