NASA Begins Process to Procure More Commercial Crew Missions Written 22 October 2021


Crew-1 mission, which launched 15 Nov. 2020.  | Credit: SpaceX; NASA

Space News reports that NASA issued a request for information Wednesday “seeking information from industry on their ability to transport astronauts” to and from the International Space Station. NASA Commercial Crew Program Manager Steve Stich “said NASA was starting to consider its plans for acquiring additional commercial crew flights, given that both SpaceX was nearing the end of its CCtCap contract and the agency’s desire to operate the station through the end of the decade” during a Tuesday call with reporters.
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