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Boeing won a second manned space mission business contract

By Raymond Hamilton,2015-10-20 04:30
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Boeing won a second manned space mission business contract

    Boeing won a second manned space mission business contract

    Abstract: Boeing from may this year the national aeronautics and space administration (NASA) hands got its first manned space mission business contract, by Boeing research and development of the commercial space taxis Starliner (former name CST - 100) will be implemented starting in 2017 the task of carrying astronauts to the international space station (ISS), up to 6 times.According to the latest news, Boeing won the NASA in local time on December 18, the second manned space mission contract business.

    It is reported, Boeing Starliner will carry United Launch Alliance (United Launch Alliance) of the Atlas V rocket.

    Boeing is NASA's "commercial flight crew transportation project" one of three companies to obtain funding, the contract value of $4.2 billion.And the purpose of the project to carry out is around 2017 can be achieved through the way of "commercial space taxis will NASA astronaut or NASA funded by other countries as well as the astronauts to the international space station, 220 pounds of goods delivery.And after arrived at the international space station, longest Starliner will stay there for 210 days.

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