EXPANDED SERVICES: Potential providers of commercial crew transportation to the International Space Station believe they can begin test flights three years after getting a green light from the government. Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has long touted that timetable for its unflown Falcon 9/Dragon stack, arguing that it is designing the vehicles from the outset to meet NASA human-spaceflight standards. Now United Launch Alliance (ULA) says it can do it in three years too, by ...

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