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Nasa picks astronaut crew ship designs

The US space agency Nasa has picked the companies it hopes can take the country's astronauts back into space.
It is awarding up $6.2bn to the Boeing and SpaceX firms, to help them finish the development of new crew capsules.

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 Future Human-Rated Spacecraft Gets Drop Test 

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Boeing and partner Bigelow Aerospace dropped their Crew Space Transportation (CST-100) spacecraft from 11,000 feet and it successfully parachuted down to the Delamar Dry Lake Bed in Nevada on April 3rd, 2012.



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Boeing Capsule Airbag Drop Test

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The Boeing Crew Space Transportation Capsule being drop tested in the Nevada desert in December 2011.



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The CST-100 (Crew Space Transportation) crew capsule is a spacecraft design proposed by Boeing in collaboration with Bigelow Aerospace as their entry for NASA's Commercial Crew Development (CCDev) program. Its primary mission would be to transport crew to the International Space Station, and to private space stations such as the proposed Commercial Space Station from Bigelow Aerospace.
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