SpaceX Completes First Milestone for Commercial Crew Transportation System

CCPPartnerCCtCap_11x17 4 SpaceX_508SpaceX’s has completed its first milestone in the company’s path toward launching crews to the International Space Station from U.S. soil under a Commercial Crew Transportation Capability contract with the agency.

During the Certification Baseline Review, SpaceX described its current design baseline including how the company plans to manufacture its Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 v.1.1 rocket, then launch, fly, land and recover the crew. The company also outlined how it will achieve NASA certification of its system to enable transport of crews to and from the space station.

Read the details here: http://go.nasa.gov/13lwR7K

 

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