SpaceX gets five more NASA CRS-1 Dragon cargo mission orders

by | Feb 27, 2016 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

NASA is reported to have awarded a further five Dragon cargo flights to SpaceX in December 2015 as a further addition to its original Commercial Resupply Services CRS-1 contract which was originally signed in 2008.  The new five missions to resupply the International Space Station were added to the current CRS-1 total of 15 flights.  The original 12 mission order in the CRS-1 contract had further three flights added last year. Each flight is valued at circa US$150 million.

Dragon CRS-6 is captured in Earth Orbit by the robot arm of the ISS. Courtesy: NASA/Scott Kelly

Dragon CRS-6 is captured in Earth Orbit by the robot arm of the ISS. Courtesy: NASA/Scott Kelly

The full story of the order was originally reported by Space News here.

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