• Boeing, SpaceX delays have NASA scrambling for crew contingency plan

    5 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    The US Government Accountability Office has released a new report detailing the NASA Commercial Crew Program and delays its two contracted companies, Boeing and SpaceX, are experiencing. Both space companies are behind schedule, with the report revealing that NASA anticipates Boeing being slightly closer to completion than SpaceX. Back in 2014, NASA awarded both Boeing and SpaceX contracts with...
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  • SpaceX and Boeing are racing to put a man in space, and they're both losing

    SpaceX and Boeing are racing to put a man in space, and they're both losing

    5 monthes ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    NASA would love to stop having to rely on Russia to send its astronauts into space, but realizing that dream means that someone needs to step up to the plate with a safe, reliable crew transportation system. Right now, both SpaceX and Boeing are working independently to meet that demand, but a new report from the Government Accountability Office reveals that neither of them are as far along as they should be, and that's not great news to U.S. astronauts.
    The two companies - SpaceX with its Dragon capsule and Boeing with its Starliner spacecraft - are both under contract with NASA to...
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