LOS ANGELES — Boeing, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) and Sierra Nevada Space Systems are working through a final series of tests and development milestones as NASA’s final decision looms on which team will build systems to transport crews to the International Space Station. Under the Commercial Crew Transportation Capability contract, the first astronauts will fly aboard the winning design by December 2017. Boeing, which is proposing the CST-100 spacecraft, "has ...


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