Sunday July 06, 2014

NASA Approves Space Launch System for Deep-Space Travel

With a new $2.8 Billion dollar contract in hand from NASA, Boeing is ready to get to work putting the US back into space and this time, they aren’t shooting for the moon, they’re going for deep space exploration.

The first Space Launch System mission in 2017 will launch an empty Orion spacecraft. The second mission is targeted for 2021 and will launch Orion and a crew of NASA astronauts.

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