Soyuz

NASA Signs Deal To Outsource US Space Travel

by Daniel Russ on April 8, 2010

NASA announced Tuesday that it signed a contract with the Russian space agency to shuttle US astronauts to the orbiting International Space Station. The 335 million dollar contract extension is for the “transportation, rescue and related services” of US crew bound for the ISS in 2013, NASA said in a statement. The contract “covers comprehensive […]

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Soyuz

by Daniel Russ on September 28, 2009

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Russian security officers walk along the railroad tracks as the Soyuz rocket is rolled out to the launch pad Monday, Sept. 28, 2009 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The Soyuz is scheduled to launch the crew of Expedition 21 and a spaceflight participant on Sept. 30, 2009.

Image Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

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