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boeing, spacex have razor-thin margins to fly crew missions in 2018

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boeing, spacex have razor-thin margins to fly crew missions in 2018

enlarge/ commercial crew astronaut eric boe examines hardware during a tour of the spacex facility in hawthorne, california. nasashare this storyalmost since the beginning of the commercial crew program in 2010, the old and new titans of the aerospace industry have been locked in a race to the launch pad. boeing, with five decades of aerospace contracts, represented the old guard. spacex, founded in 2002, offered a new, leaner way of doing things.through the years, as other participants in the commercial crew program fell away, boeing and spacex remained on course to deliver us astronauts into space. it has not been easy for either company or for their sponsor, nasa. the space agency has only ever led the development of four spacecraft that ...