The first crewed flights of both Boeing’s and SpaceX’s new space vehicles to the International Space Station (ISS) will take place in the first quarter of 2020, if a fast-paced series of final critical tests goes as planned by year-end. The test series marks the culmination phase of more than nine years' work under NASA’s Commercial Crew program and its earlier iterations, which are aimed at developing the first U.S.-based human-rated launch systems capable of carrying ...

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