NASA Buys Extra Soyuz Seat For $90.2M

Soyuz capsule
Credit: NASA
CAPE CANAVERAL—In case SpaceX needs more time to begin commercial service of its Crew Dragon transportation system to the International Space Station (ISS), NASA has bought a seat aboard the next Russian Soyuz flight, scheduled to launch in October. The agency will pay $90,252,905.69 for the single...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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