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Lawsuit seeks to stop Boeing, SpaceX work on NASA space taxi

Oct 17, 2014    

CAPE CANAVERAL Fla (Reuters) - Privately owned Sierra Nevada Corp filed a federal lawsuit to stop NASA work on newly awarded space taxi development contracts while a bid protest is under way, the companys vice president said on Thursday.NASA last month selected Boeing and privately owned Space Exploration Technologies for a fourth and final round of funding to develop, test and fly commercially owned and operated space taxis. NASA is looking to buy rides for astronauts traveling to and from the International Space Station beginning in 2017, breaking Russias monopoly on crew transport.The contr...

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