The Boeing Co. is pursuing plans for a seven-person commercial crew transportation system that could be in operation by 2015, as part of a larger NASA-supported framework that includes extended International Space Station operations as well as development of an Orion-like spacecraft and new heavy-lift rocket for human deep space missions, company officials said Aug. 5. Though not yet closed, the business case relies on NASA-funded development of a low Earth orbit reusable spacecraft that ...


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