Space Adventures’ partner Boeing, secured a $460 million award as part of NASA’s CCiCap program to design and develop the next generation of U.S. human spaceflight capabilities, enabling a launch of government astronauts from U.S. soil in the next five years. Through Space Adventures, Boeing will also make flights to space available to private citizens on their CST-100 vehicle.
The other two award recipients are:
- Sierra Nevada Corporation, Louisville, Colo., $212.5 million
- Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), Hawthorne, Calif., $440 million