NASA said these industry partners are working with the agency to develop methods to transport space crew to and from the International Space Station and low-Earth orbit.
Boeing has completed its Commercial Crew Integrated Capability contract with NASA and plans to move on to Commercial Crew Transportation Capability for its CST-100 spacecraft and Atlas V rocket.
SpaceX will also begin work under n the CCtCap agreement following discussions on mission operations plans and technical interchange sessions with NASA on the Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 v 1.1 rocket.
Meanwhile, Sierra Nevada is preparing for a milestone review on its reaction control system for the Dream Chaser spacecraft and free-flight milestone test under CCiCap.
Blue Origin has performed interim design review on the Space Vehicle spacecraft subsystems under the Commercial Crew Development Round 2 agreement and will push forward with engine, propellant tank and pusher escape system testing.