In Pictures: NASA’s human space flight return

NASA teams with Boeing, Space X to bring human spaceflight back to reality

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NASA this week said it will use spacecraft from Boeing and Space X to fly US crews the International Space Station – a deal that will end America’s sole reliance on Russia to deliver American astronauts to space. The space agency said it awarded contracts totaling $4.2 billion to Boeing and $2.6 billion to Space X to develop, build and certify the safety of the spacecraft they will cultivate under the contracts. Here’s a look at the key players and spacecraft involved in the latest iteration of manned spaceflight.

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