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  • Boeing, SpaceX win new 'space taxi' contracts

    Boeing, SpaceX win new 'space taxi' contracts
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER — The next generation of America's manned spacecraft will be produced and operated by the private space-transportation companies Boeing and SpaceX, NASA said Tuesday. The announcement means astronauts could be sent into...
  • Five things for Wednesday, Sept. 17

    Five things for Wednesday, Sept. 17
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: space taxi announcement; Adrian Peterson suspended from team; brown recluse spiders; and more. 1. Tuesday night NASA announced that the next generation of America's manned spacecraft will be produced...
  • SpaceX, Boeing land NASA contracts to carry astronauts to space

    SpaceX, Boeing land NASA contracts to carry astronauts to space
    In a move that returns the U.S. to manned spaceflight, NASA has awarded Boeing and California-based SpaceX with contracts worth a total of $6.8 billion to launch astronauts into space. The contracts mark a significant shift for the space agency that...
  • NASA contracts with SpaceX and Boeing for space transport

    NASA contracts with SpaceX and Boeing for space transport
    The United States took its first major step to returning to manned space flight as NASA awarded up to $6.8 billion to aerospace giant Boeing and California-based SpaceX to launch astronauts into space. In a throwback to the golden age of space flight,...
  • Boeing, SpaceX win contracts to build 'space taxis' for NASA

    CAPE CANAVERAL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - NASA will partner with Boeing and SpaceX to build commercially owned and operated "space taxis" to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, ending U.S. dependence on Russia for rides, officials said on...
  • Boeing obtiene gran contrato de la NASA para un "taxi espacial": fuente

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Boeing Co ganó un importante contrato de la NASA para desarrollar nuevos "taxis espaciales" que llevarán a los astronautas a la Estación Espacial Internacional en lugar de depender de las naves rusas, informó una fuente de la...
  • Global Hawks wrapping up 3-year mission at NASA's Wallops

    Global Hawks wrapping up 3-year mission at NASA's Wallops
    The working life of the big Global Hawk drone aircraft is spent skimming the tops of hurricanes, soaring at 60,000 feet through the untroubled stratosphere for hours and hours on end, eyeing the maelstrom just below. "Just steamin' and dreamin'," said...
  • Google to test cars without a driver

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. Google plans to begin testing its new prototype of a self-driving car which, unlike earlier models, doesn't require a back-up driver at NASA's Ames Research Center, just a few miles from the tech company's headquarters, space...
  • At last! NASA's Mars rover Curiosity finally arrives at Mt. Sharp

    At last! NASA's Mars rover Curiosity finally arrives at Mt. Sharp
    They’re here! After wandering in the Martian desert for 25 months, NASA’s Curiosity rover has finally arrived at its promised land: the base of Mt. Sharp, the 3-mile-high mound in in the middle of Gale Crater. The arrival marks the beginning...
  • Boeing, SpaceX poised to build 'space taxis' for NASA

    Boeing, SpaceX poised to build 'space taxis' for NASA
    NASA will partner with Boeing and SpaceX to build commercially owned and operated "space taxis" to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, ending U.S. dependence on Russia for rides, U.S. Senator Bill Nelson said on Tuesday. The U.S. space...
  • Virginia Air and Space Center names new director

    Virginia Air and Space Center names new director
    The former president of a Connecticut children's museum will begin commanding the Virginia Air and Space Center this November. Robert Griesmer was named Friday as the new executive director of the museum in downtown Hampton. He previously led the...