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NASA Report: Commercial Crew Progress Continues

October test of Blue Origin’s pusher escape system. It would rocket the crew capsule away from the launch pad, demonstrating a key safety system for both piloted suborbital and orbital flights. Credit: Blue Origin

A bi-monthly newsletter of accomplishments, progress, and happenings in NASA’s commercial crew and cargo development programs is available from the Commercial Spaceflight Development Division at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Four months into the Commercial Crew Integrated Capabilities (CCiCap) Space Act Agreements (SAAs), NASA’s industry partners have already completed a combined eight milestones.

This informative overview takes a look at the CCiCap work of Blue Origin, Boeing, Sierra Nevada Corporation, and SpaceX.

To review NASA’s Return On Investment Report, dated December 2012, go to:

http://www.nasa.gov/pdf/713805main_December_2012_60_Day_Report2.pdf

Also, to download the latest information on the Commercial Crew Program, visit:

http://go.nasa.gov/commercial-documents

By Leonard David

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