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Boeing and SpaceX Selected for NASA’s Next Human Spaceflight Program

Posted September 17, 2014 by Ken McQuillan

Late Tuesday afternoon, NASA announced the selection of Boeing and SpaceX as the two spacecraft providers for the Commercial Crew Program. Flights are expected to begin by the middle of 2017.

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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk unveils SpaceX Dragon V2 next generation astronaut spacecraft on May 29, 2014. Credit: Robert Fisher/America Space
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Meet SpaceX’s New Manned Dragon: Cool Animation Shows ‘How It Works’

Posted June 3, 2014 by Ken Kremer, UniverseToday.com

Want to meet and fly aboard SpaceX’s next generation manned Dragon V2 spacecraft? Well hop aboard for a ride to the International Space Station and back.






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Watch Live: SpaceX Unveils Their First Manned Spacecraft at 10pm EST

Posted May 29, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

SpaceX will unveil what will be the next American spacecraft to take humans to space, the Dragon 2! Watch it live…






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NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden, left, Gwynne Shotwell, president and chief operating officer of SpaceX and Kennedy Space Center Director Bob Cabana announce that NASA just signed a lease agreement with SpaceX of Hawthorne, Calif., for use and operation of NASA’s KSC Launch Complex 39A. Credit: Nicole Solomon
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SpaceX Leases Historic Launch Complex 39A from NASA

Posted April 22, 2014 by Ken Kremer, UniverseToday.com

The keys to NASA’s historic launch Pad 39A that propelled humanity’s first man to walk on the Moon have been handed over to new owner SpaceX.






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NASA and FAA Agree to Jointly Regulate Human Commercial Spaceflight

Posted June 20, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The US Federal Aviation Administration and National Aeronautics and Space Administration have reached a landmark agreement that will allow the two agencies to set regulations for the burgeoning commercial space industry.






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Live Video: SpaceX Dragon Docks With Space Station

Posted May 25, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft is expected to begin its docking with the International Space Station on Friday at around 10:02 am ET, when the Canadarm 2 is scheduled to grab the capsule and pull it into position.






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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Cape Canaveral. (Photo by NASA TV)
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Video: SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launches Cargo Mission to International Space Station

Posted May 22, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The SpaceX Falcon 9 and Dragon capsule lift off May 22, 2012, from Cape Canaveral Air Force station in Florida to begin a demonstration mission to the International Space Station.






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Emergency meeting at the UN about the situation in Syria brought some special visitors to JFK on Monday, including this IL-96 carrying the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov.
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Final Call: Did Irish Government Try to Dump Aer Lingus on JetBlue?

Posted March 12, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Ireland denies that it tried to sell its Aer Lingus stock to JetBlue, a New Jersey gets caught with daggers in his carry-on, Airbus and European airlines are warning the EU over its emissions trading plan, and more…






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On This Day in Aviation History: September 28th

Posted September 28, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

Pakistan Flight 268 crashes into a mountain in Kathmandu, Lufthansa flies its millionth customer, and more…






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