Sierra Nevada Wants to Block ‘Space Taxi’ Project

October 16, 2014 5:12 PM

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Sierra Nevada Corporation went to court on Wednesday to block Boeing and SpaceX from starting the space taxi project.

The space taxi contract amounts to $6.8 billion as part of NASA's plan to cut its dependence from Russia by 2017. Boeing was awarded $4.2 billion to build its CST-100 while SpaceX received $2.6 billion for its Dragon V2 capsule. Both spaceships have capsules with parachute assisted landings. Sierra ...

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