Boeing’s CST-100 spacecraft will use landing bags. (Credit: Boeing)

Space 2013: Boeing to Tackle 13 Commercial Crew Milestones

Posted by Doug Messier on January 8, 2013, at 5:18 am

The Boeing Company has a big job ahead in 2013 in the development of its seven-person CST-100 spacecraft. The company is scheduled to complete 13 milestones out of a total of 19 as part of the NASA funded Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCAP) program.

Some of the key milestones for the coming year include:

Service Module Propulsion System Critical Design Review

Launch Vehicle Adapter Critical Design Review

Emergency Detection System (EDS) Standalone Testing.

Boeing completed the first three of its 19 milestones last year for $126.9 million. The company is scheduled to complete an additional three milestones during the first four months of 2014.

A full list of 2013 milestones are shown below.

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