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September 18, 2014
NASA Chooses American Companies to Transport US Astronauts to ISS
Washington DC (SPX) Sep 18, 2014
U.S. astronauts once again will travel to and from the International Space Station from the United States on American spacecraft under groundbreaking contracts NASA announced Tuesday. The agency unveiled its selection of Boeing and SpaceX to transport U.S. crews to and from the space station using their CST-100 and Crew Dragon spacecraft, respectively, with a goal of ending the nation's sole reliance on Russia in 2017. "From day one, the Obama Administration made clear that the greatest nati ... read more

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Russian, US Scientists to Prepare Astronauts for Extreme Situations in Space
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Voyager Map Details Neptune's Strange Moon Triton
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NASA Selects 26 Space Biology Research Proposals
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