While the first manned Commercial Crew programme test flight of SpaceX Crew Dragon is due later this month, NASA is apparently playing safe and ordered another ride for one of its astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS). The Soyuz seat cost US$90 million and will be flown in the Autumn/Fall of this year.
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