NASA Chooses American SpaceX and Boeing to Ferry Astronauts into Space

September 17, 2014 4:54 PM

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NASA Chooses American SpaceX and Boeing to Ferry Astronauts into Space

Private companies in the United States may just be saving the American space industry. NASA has announced that U.S. astronauts will travel to and from the International Space Station on American spacecraft provided by Boeing and SpaceX.

"From day one, the Obama Administration made clear that the greatest nation on Earth should not be dependent on other nations to get into space," said Charlie Bolden, NASA administrator, in a news release. "Thanks to the leadership of President Obama, the hard work of our NASA and industry teams, an...

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