Boeing moves forward on its commercial manned capsule


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Boeing moves forward on its commercial manned capsule.

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  • Kelly Starks

    > .. seven-person CST-100 space taxi it is developing with financial backing from NASA.

    I wonder how quickly they would drop the project without the NASA grants?

    Though to be fair, so far there is very little money is in any of the grants.

    > “..NASA awarded the team $18 million to mature the capsule design”

    They seem to be runing on fumes waiting for bigger CCdev money later.
    >”“We’ve been working since the end of [CCDev 1] up to this point with internal funds to keep our
    team going and I’m real anxious to get going and work with NASA.””

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