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Boeing to Use KSC Facility

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Posted 23 October 2013 - 12:11 AM

Boeing Finalizes Agreement for Kennedy Space Center Facility
CST-100 spacecraft will be built in former NASA shuttle hangar


Boeing said:

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Oct. 22, 2013 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] has finalized an agreement with Space Florida to use a processing facility at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center to build the Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft, an important step toward restoring the United States’ ability to launch humans into space.

“The resources and expertise on the Space Coast are essential to our plans and this agreement solidifies our partnership with the state of Florida,” said John Mulholland, Boeing vice president and program manager, Commercial Programs. “Boeing is committed to providing the most innovative, safest and cost-effective commercial space transportation system to NASA and other commercial customers, and adding the capabilities of the processing facility to our portfolio plays a big part in our plans.”

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