NASA selected Boeing and SpaceX Technologies to jointly develop “space taxi” for astronauts to and from the International Space Station.
The value of contracts signed by NASA, Boeing and SpaceX is about $ 6.8 billion, the two companies will received contract revenue of about $ 4.2 billion and $ 2.6 billion. NASA said that before manned flight, the aircraft of two companies must pass safety test. After flight certification, each company will bear 2 to 6 times the transportation task that manned flight to the International Space Station. Continue reading