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  1. NASA Chooses American Companies to Transport U.S. Astronauts to International Space StationRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    U.S. astronauts once again will travel to and from the International Space Station from the United States on American spacecraft under groundbreaking contracts NASA announced Tuesday. The agency unveiled its selection of Boeing and SpaceX to transport U.S. crews to and from the space station using their CST-100 and Crew Dragon spacecraft, respectively, with a goal of ending the nation's sole reliance on Russia in 2017.


  2. NASA announcing commercial crew winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... will end NASA's expensive reliance on Russian crew transport. The contenders include SpaceX, Sierra Nevada Corp., and Boeing. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, file) Photo: Jae C. Hong, Associated Press This handout photo provided September 16, 2014 by the ...


  3. NASA picks SpaceX and Boeing to ferry astronautsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    On Tuesday, the space agency announced it has picked Boeing and SpaceX to transport astronauts to the International Space Station in the next few years. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden named the winners of the competition at Kennedy Space Center, next door to where the launches should occur in a few years.


  4. Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser loses out on NASA orbiter contractRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... funding to be a craft flying U.S. astronauts to the International Space Station. The space agency instead chose the Boeing Co.'s capsule and SpaceX's Dragon vehicle for contracts worth as much as $6.8 billion over several years. But Dream Chaser may ...


  5. NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronautsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | UAport

    By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace WriterSeptember 16, 2014 Updated 7 minutes ago 2014-09- 16T20:39:48Z By MARCIA DUNN The_Associated_Press Facebook Twitter Google Plus Reddit E-mail Print In this undated image provided by NASA, astronaut Randy Bresnik prepares to enter The Boeing Company's CST-100 spacecraft for a fit check evaluation at the company's Houston Product Support Center.


  6. NASA Partners With Boeing And SpaceX To Send Astronauts Up In Space TaxisRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | TechCrunch

    NASA has announced a deal with SpaceX and Boeing to build space taxis to shuttle astronauts to the International Space Station. This deal will end NASA's reliance on expensive Russian crew transport by 2017.


  7. NASA announces 'space taxi' agreement with Boeing, SpaceXRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    After an enormous and astronomically-expensive competition where the U.S. government funded several private aerospace companies in order for them to develop reliable, safe "taxi" service to the ISS, the long-awaited vote is in. Tuesday at the Kennedy Space Center, NASA Administrator and former Space Shuttle commander Charlie Bolden announced that NASA is passing the torch to Boeing and its CST-100 crew capsule, and SpaceX and its Falcon-9 and Dragon-2 will transport U.S. astronauts back and forth to the International Space Station in just three years.


  8. The Boeing Company, SpaceX In NASA Pact To Transport US AstronautsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Benzinga

    The Boeing Company obtained a $4.2 billion federal contract to transport U.S. crews to and from the International Space Station with a goal of ending the nation's sole reliance on Russia in 2017. Privately held Space Exploration Technologies Corp. obtained a similar, $2.6 billion contract for the same purpose from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.


  9. Boeing and SpaceX land $6.7 billion space taxi contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Business Journal

    The Boeing Co. will deliver it's CST-100 - one of two manned capsules that will fly humans to Earth orbit and the International Space Station by 2017 under a $6.7 billion contract.


  10. NASA Announces Commercial Crew Contracts for Boeing and SpaceXRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Roll Call

    The International Space Station, photographed by a crew member on the Space Shuttle Endeavor in a 2001 mission Boeing and SpaceX will be the private companies that shuttle U.S. astronauts to the International Space Station, ending NASA's reliance on Russia for transport to the research station since the U.S. shuttle program ended in 2011. These Commercial Crew Transportation Capability contracts are designed to complete the NASA certification for human space transportation systems capable of carrying people into orbit.


  11. United Airlines Maintenance Instructors Ratify New Joint Labor AgreementRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Freshnews

    ... and Washington, D.C., United operates more than 700 mainline aircraft and, in 2014, will take delivery of 35 new Boeing aircraft, including the 787-9 as the North American launch customer, and will welcome 32 new Embraer 175 aircraft to United ...


  12. Aerojet Rocketdyne Propulsion to Fly on Commercial Space Transportation-100Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp company, congratulates The Boeing Company on being selected by NASA to once again ignite the American tradition of launching astronauts to space from U.S. soil. A Commercial Space Transportation-100 spacecraft teammate with Boeing since 2010, Aerojet Rocketdyne has designed and developed an integrated propulsion system designed to propel the crew to safety in case of a launch abort.


  13. NASA announcing commercial crew winners, Louisville company in runningRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    ... space station cargo; Sierra Nevada Corp's Louisville-based Space Systems., which is developing a mini-shuttle; and Boeing, the veteran of the group that would assemble its crew capsules at Kennedy. U.S. astronauts have been riding Russian rockets ...


  14. Fitch Assigns 'B+' to Alcoa's Mandatory Convertible Preferred StockRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... and will provide a platform for future growth in that segment. Similarly, Alcoa's recent multi-year agreement with Boeing for approximately $1 billion that will supply the aerospace company with aluminum sheet and plate products emphasizes Alcoa's ...


  15. Boeing Seen Beating Out SpaceX For Space Taxi DealRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Investor's Business Daily

    According to the Wall Street Journal, Boeing will win a contract with NASA to build a rocket to transport astronauts to the International Space Station and back home, as Washington views Boeing's capsule as safer and likelier to be ready to transport astronauts to the space station in the next three years. ' Elon Musk, the early favorite as the company demonstrated a low-cost approach to space flight with its Dragon capsules.


  16. Boeing likely to win "space taxi" contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seeking Alpha

    Based on recent signals from the Obama administration, it looks like Boeing will win NASA's multibillion-dollar "space taxi" contract, WSJ reports. Boeing is competing with Elon Musk's SpaceX and Sierra Nevada for the funding, although a joint award is a possibility.


  17. Alcoa Inc (AA) Down on Options Activity, Will Rise AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Insider Monkey

    ... play out," Najarian said. Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA) announced on Thursday that it was awarded a $1 billion contract by The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA ) to supply them with aluminum products. Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA) has benefitted from a strengthening aluminum ...


  18. How SpaceX Seeks To End Boeing And Lockheed's Russia-Dependent Rocket-Launch MonopolyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Seeking Alpha

    The Government exclusively uses a Boeing and Lockheed Martin joint venture for their satellite launches: a wantonly overpriced monopoly that is entirely dependent on Russian parts and technology. SpaceX is close to receiving full Government clearance to compete for launches.


  19. HySpecIQ Closes Initial Funding Round And Places Order For Two...Read the original story

    Monday | GlobeNewswire

    via PRWEB - HySpecIQ, LLC of Washington DC has closed its initial funding round and placed an order with The Boeing Company for two hyperspectral remote sensing satellites. The company will be the first commercial provider of high-resolution ...


  20. This Week at NASA: Mars, Space Launch System, Orion and MoreRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 14 | Space Ref

    NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden, other NASA officials and representatives from The Boeing Company participated in a September 12 ribbon cutting for the new 170-foot-high Vertical Assembly Center at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. The Vertical Assembly Center is a new tool that will be used to assemble parts of NASA's Space Launch System rocket that will send humans to an asteroid and Mars.