SpaceX gets mission to take NASA crew to space station

November 23, 2015 12:28 PM

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SpaceX gets mission to take NASA crew to space station

NASA said it took a "significant step" on Friday after it contracted SpaceX, a private aerospace company, to launch astronauts from the US soil to the worldwide Space Station or ISS. Boeing received its first official order in May, six months before SpaceX got one.

NASA has confirmed that SpaceX, the private space company, will be granted a contract to create spaceships to fly astronauts to the worldwide Space Station by 2016. Russia, too, has insinuated that the USA needs to get an alternative method of transportation to the ISS after the US put sanctions on ...

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