Russia will receive $70.7 million a passenger from NASA to train and transport another six crew members to the International Space Station (ISS) under the latest modification to its Soyuz transportation services contract with the U.S. space agency. The six-seat add-on, which will run through 2017, comes as a showdown between Congress and the White House develops over how much funding NASA’s efforts to spur a commercial U.S. route to the ISS will get in the fiscal year that begins Oct. ...


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