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Global Commercial Aviation Crew Management System Market: Recent Study including Growth Factors, Applications ... - The Financial

Commercial Aviation Crew Management System Market Report offers a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Global Commercial Aviation Crew Management System industry along with competitive landscape, Market share and revenue ...

NASA could extend space station stays as hedge against commercial crew delays - Spaceflight Now

NASA is working with the Russian space agency to potentially extend crew stays on the International Space Station, the agency's acting administrator said last week, as a cushion against expected delays in the development of commercial crew capsules by ...

Why Sierra Nevada's owners are betting big on Dream Chaser - SpaceNews

SNC's largest investment to date is in Dream Chaser, the spaceplane NASA selected in the initial rounds of its campaign to encourage companies to build private space taxis to transport astronauts to and from the International Space Station. After ...

Starliner gets potential mission duration increase for Crew Flight Test - NASASpaceflight.com

NASA had SpaceX carry cargo on its commercial cargo demonstration flight to the ISS under the Commercial Orbital Transportation Services initiative in 2012, which was not part of the original agreement. There is currently no known timeline for a ...

Statement by Acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot - Hearing on NASA FY2019 Budget - Space Ref (press release)

Using the space launch vehicles developed in partnership with NASA, SpaceX and Orbital ATK have also helped to bring some of the commercial satellite launch market back to the United States and have reduced commercial launch costs. Under new CRS-2 ...

NASA may extend space station missions to address potential commercial crew delays - SpaceNews

WASHINGTON — NASA is in discussions with its Russian counterparts about extending some upcoming space station missions as a way to buy more time for development of commercial crew vehicles. During an April 12 hearing by the commerce, justice and ...

Boeing proposes extending test flight of commercial crew capsule - Spaceflight Now

The latest schedule released by NASA indicates Boeing and SpaceX plan to launch their initial crew capsule test flights into orbit as soon as August — without a crew. Astronauts would strap into the CST-100 Starliner for its Crew Flight Test in ...

NASA May Operationalize Boeing's Commercial Crew Flight Test – UPDATED - SpacePolicyOnline.com

Its Crew Dragon will be launched by SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket. NASA has not been able to launch crews to the ISS since the space shuttle was terminated in 2011. It relies on Russia to ferry crews back and forth on its Soyuz spacecraft. NASA's ...

NASA studies extending Boeing commercial crew test flight to support ISS - SpaceNews

The agency acknowledged, though, that it could also be used to maintain a U.S. presence on the station should the development of both Starliner and SpaceX's Crew Dragon vehicles experience more delays. “This contract modification provides NASA with ...

NASA: Parachute Testing Lands Partners Closer to Crewed Flight Tests - SpaceCoastDaily.com

NASA's Orion Program, which is nearing completion of its parachute tests to qualify the exploration-class spacecraft for missions with crew, has provided Commercial Crew Program partners with data and insight from its tests. NASA has matured computer ...

CREW Upstate announces annual award winners - Upstate Business Journal

South Carolina. The mission of CREW Upstate is to influence the success of the commercial real estate industry by advancing the achievements of women. Founded in 2010, CREW Upstate has grown to over 75 members and counting — welcoming women and men ...

Safety panel warns of “bottleneck” of reviews for exploration and commercial crew vehicles - SpaceNews

WASHINGTON — Members of a NASA safety panel said they see good progress on the development of both exploration systems and commercial crew vehicles, but warn future progress could be hindered by a “bottleneck” of reviews they face. The Aerospace ...

Space Jam - Slate Magazine

Despite being the world's premier space superpower, America hasn't launched astronauts into space from its own soil in seven years. For the 30 years before that, we launched astronauts from our own turf via our Space Shuttle program, but NASA retired ...

Is Tesla Subsidized? What's The Truth About Claims Tesla, SpaceX, & Elon Musk Wealth Only Exist Because Of ... - CleanTechnica

In addition, NASA awarded SpaceX a $75 million contract to further develop its crew transport capacity, which was followed by $440 million to support the development and testing of the Dragon 2 crew transport vehicle — via the Commercial Crew ...

Next launch of Blue Origin New Shepard already on 2015 - Spaceflight News

Also, New Shepard has been submitted to the NASA Commercial Crew Development Program. This gave effect immediately in the form of grant for Blue Origin at $3700000. Second test flight was in 2011 and unfortunately finished as a failure. But still, New ...

NASA studying commercial crew contingency plans - SpaceNews

WASHINGTON — NASA is beginning to study a contingency option for maintaining access to the International Space Station should commercial crew vehicle development experience delays, one that would turn test flights of those vehicles into operational ...

Why the Falcon Heavy should be America's next Moon rocket - The Space Review

The large public-private programs (i.e. COTS, Commercial Cargo, and Commercial Crew) have and are proving themselves to be some of NASA's most successful programs. Why not simply repeat that success to develop a transportation system beyond LEO to the ...

SpaceX's First Manned Spaceflight -- Delayed! - Yahoo News

Four years ago, NASA awarded two companies -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and SpaceX -- identical contracts to develop "space taxi" services to carry astronauts to and from the International Space Station (ISS). These "Commercial Crew" contracts were identical ...

NASA “Brainstorming” Options if Commercial Crew Not Ready Before End of 2019 – UPDATED - SpacePolicyOnline.com

ULA is a 50-50 joint venture of Boeing and Lockheed Martin. SpaceX's Crew Dragon will be launched on SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket. SpaceX already is taking cargo to and from ISS using a different version of Dragon as part of NASA's commercial cargo program ...

US astronauts will fly with Russia through 2019 because Boeing and SpaceX are late - Quartz

The new version of the rocket, known as Block V, is expected to be finalized before the end of the quarter. The company is also negotiating with NASA about how to load propellant into its launch vehicle when flying people; NASA's safety advisers fear ...

Commercial Crew Development is a multiphase, space technology development program that is funded by the U.S. government and administered by NASA. The program is intended to stimulate development of privately operated crew vehicles to be launched into low Earth orbit. The program is run by NASA's Commercial Crew and Cargo Program Office .

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NASA Commercial Crew and Cargo
Initiative Period

Development
Commercial Cargo Development 2006–2013
Commercial Space Transportation Capabilities 2007–2010
Commercial Crew Development (phase 1) 2010–2011
Commercial Crew Development (phase 2) 2011–2012
Commercial Crew integrated Capability (phase 3)
2012–2014
Commercial Crew integrated Capability (phase 4)
2014–2017
Certification
Certification Products Contract (crew) 2012–2014
Commercial Crew Transportation Capability 2014–2017
Services
Commercial Resupply Services (cargo) 2011–2016
ISS Crew Transportation Services (crew) 2017–

NASA's COTS program
Private spaceflight companies

Commercial Crew Development (CCDev) is a multiphase, space technology development program that is funded by the U.S. government and administered by NASA. The program is intended to stimulate development of privately operated crew vehicles to be launched into low Earth orbit. The program is run by NASA's Commercial Crew and Cargo Program Office (C3PO).

In 2010, in the first phase of the program, NASA provided $50 million combined to five American companies; the money was intended for research and development into private-sector human spaceflight concepts and technologies. NASA solicited a second set of CCdev proposals for technology development projects lasting for a maximum of 14 months in October of that year. In April 2011, NASA announced they would award up to nearly $270 million to four companies as they met their CCDev 2 objectives.

NASA awarded Space Act Agreements for the third phase, named CCiCap, in August 2012; this would last until 2014. CCiCap is followed by CCtCap with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 15 contracts, which formed the fourth and final phase of the program. Contracts were awarded to SpaceX and Boeing in September 2014.