NASA says it will pay $51 million each for seats on Russia’s Soyuz crew vehicle after the space shuttle retires, under a new $306-million contract modification for crew transportation and related services in 2012-13. The price includes training, launch preparation, crew rescue and landing for six International Space Station (ISS) crewmembers. The modification, which represents an increase from the $47 million price per seat of the current contract, covers two Soyuz flights in the spring of ...


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