Best Spacex Space Suit Vs Boeing Pics. Spacex and boeing are vying to become the first private firms to fly astronauts to the international space station for nasa sometime in 2017. The international space station is seen from space shuttle discovery in 2009 as the two spacecraft.
Spacex's newly designed crew dragon capsule, which the crew has dubbed resilience, lifted off atop a spacex falcon 9 the astronauts donned their custom white flight suits and arrived at the kennedy space center launch pad on nasa contracted spacex and boeing (nyse:ba) in 2014 to develop. Back in 2014, boeing and spacex received nasa contracts worth a combined us $6.8 billion, to transport astronauts to the space station. So here's a bunch of macro shots for your pleasure!
However, a former nasa head believes the commercial crew program may never have got off the ground without boeing as nobody likes the elon musk owned.
Spacex launches four astronauts into space. Elon musk proved them wrong. Although spacex gets most of the glory, boeing does have a lot more history when it comes to working with nasa on its human spaceflight program. Back in 2014, boeing and spacex received nasa contracts worth a combined us $6.8 billion, to transport astronauts to the space station.