Boeing’s $6.8 billion ‘space taxi’ NASA contract is challenged

September 30, 2014 10:51 PM

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Boeing’s $6.8 billion ‘space taxi’ NASA contract is challenged

A Nevada aerospace firm is looking to halt a deal between NASA and Boeing in hopes of winning a slice of a $6.8 billion project for itself.

That’s according to the Puget Sound Business Journal, which reports that Sierra Nevada Corp. believes its spaceplane, called the Dream Catcher, has a superior design to Boeing’s CST-100 and SpaceX’s Dragon and would cost NASA less.

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