Boeing Bids for NASA Commercial Crew Program With CST-100 Vehicle

Boeing’s CST-100 crew module. (Credit: Boeing)

Boeing [NYSE: BA] today submitted its proposal for the second round of NASA’s Commercial Crew Development (CCDev) program. Boeing plans to advance the design of its Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft and Commercial Crew Transportation System and continue to demonstrate key technologies.

“In the same way that Boeing helped launch commercial aviation more than 80 years ago, we are working to develop what could become a true commercial space transportation system: a commercial service to take people to the International Space Station and other Low Earth Orbit destinations,” said Brewster Shaw, Boeing Space Exploration vice president and general manager. “We plan to further mature our design and continue the development process toward our first crewed flight in 2015.”

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