After the Shuttle: Astronauts for Hire

June 2011
Discover;Jun2011, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p12
The article focuses on the end of U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) manned space flight missions. The article explains how NASA will turn to the commercial sector to send astronauts into space. Companies like Boeing, SpaceX, and Bigelow Aerospace have made bids for lucrative NASA projects to develop launch and orbital vehicles.


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