It’s the last step in a cycle of five separate spacecraft transportation development Space Act Agreements and certification contracts NASA began in 2010. This is a redirection page In case the javascript redirection does not work, please click on the link below: http://www.nasa.gov/exploration/commercial/crew/index.html NASA astronaut Sunita Williams is set for her third spaceflight.
NASA… Related: SpaceX's historic Demo-2 astronaut launch: Full coverage. The goal is to have safe, reliable and cost-effective access to and from the International Space Station and foster commercial access to other potential low-Earth orbit destinations. Both capsules have been developed with funding from NASA's Commercial Crew Program, which got up and running in 2010.

But now, through NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, NASA astronauts are launching on a vehicle designed and owned by SpaceX. When NASA established requirements for the new commercial crew spaceships, agency officials set the program’s safety threshold at 1-in-270 odds of an accident during a …

NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Demo-2 test flight with NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley to … With NASA, the 45-year-old astronaut has worked with the Commercial Crew branch to design and test new vehicles. To be certified to carry NASA astronauts, the systems must meet NASA safety standards. NASA's Commercial Crew Program has worked with several American aerospace industry companies to facilitate the development of U.S. human spaceflight systems since 2010.