TITLE

Boeing Names Space Capsule As NASA Readies Contracts

AUTHOR(S)
BRIAN DEAGON
PUB. DATE
September 2015
SOURCE
Investors Business Daily;9/4/2015, p00
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the space capsule developed by aircraft manufacturer Boeing for the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has been named Starliner. It states that the space capsule will be used by NASA transport astronauts to and from the International Space Station (ISS). It adds that the space craft is scheduled to be ready for operation by the end of 2017.
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109291829

 

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