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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • La Cañada History: Skateboard ramp comes in handy for a dip in the pool

    La Cañada History: Skateboard ramp comes in handy for a dip in the pool
    Ten Years Ago A $264-million NASA mission to bring back samples of solar wind to analyze for clues to the origin of our solar system came to an end in Utah when the JPL-managed Genesis spacecraft’s sample return capsule crashed at an estimated 193...
  • Waterbury's Favorite Astronaut Lands Back Home

    WATERBURY — It isn't often that travel photos spark crowd questions like "How much math do you need to know?" and "What happens if you spill something?" But such queries are expected when you are a space-walking astronaut back in your hometown,...
  • NASA prepares Orion capsule for debut deep-space test flight

    CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - A NASA spacecraft designed to one day fly astronauts to Mars rolled out of its processing hangar at the U.S. space agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Thursday to be prepared for a debut test flight in December....
  • Sun throws 2 CMEs toward Earth; GPS could be affected, but you're fine

    Sun throws 2 CMEs toward Earth; GPS could be affected, but you're fine
    The sun is throwing stuff at us again. A sunspot erupted Wednesday morning with a large, X-class solar flare that caused a wave of plasma called a Coronal Mass Ejection to shoot off the sun and come zooming toward Earth at the speed of 800 to 900...