Aug 12 2015

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CST-100 on schedule for August 2017 crewed launch

Boeing’s CST-100: Progress to Commercial Crew and funding uncertainties. They’ve been making steady progress on the CST-100, passing 7 program milestones so far this year.

The article goes on to talk about the current wrangling of a potential reduction of funding to CCtCAP, which is frustrating on multiple levels. The article implies, though, that with a planned August 2017 launch of a crewed CST-100, the schedule could slip to December and still meet required milestones. So perhaps a reduced budget will put CST-100 only four months behind schedule over the next couple of years.

Congress needs to kick its SLS habit and fully fund commercial space. K-nuckleheads…

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