Operating the International Space Station until 2024 will broaden the “planning horizon” for commercial companies to use the facility, adding 45% to the research and crew time available for industrial research and technology development for deep-space exploration, according to the NASA official responsible for human spaceflight. William Gerstenmaier told the FAA Commercial Space Transportation Conference in Washington Feb. 5 that the service life extension for the ISS ...


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