On Monday Boeing unveiled a full mockup of its CST-100 manned capsule.


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The competition heats up: On Monday Boeing unveiled a full mockup of its CST-100 manned capsule.

In September NASA will select one or two companies to build manned spacecraft to ferry humans to and from ISS, which explains the recent spate of press shows by these companies each pushing their spacecraft design.

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  • Competential

    I like the text “Max 7 person capacity” in red above the entrence. In case they forget and try to fit 8 or more astronauts in it, they will see that text and avoid committing the mistake. The level of quality control and safety procedures is really impressive…

  • Pzatchok

    I tend to think that the sign was intended for the reporters at the event.

    While its docked the sign would be on the outside of the craft anf this not visible to anyone boarding it from the docking hatch.

    I am not really impressed with it though.

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