NASA buys 5 more astronaut missions from SpaceX

NASA plans to purchase five more manned SpaceX flights to the International Space Station.

The agency announced a “sole source modification” of its contract with SpaceX, which operates the only US system that currently carries NASA astronauts to and from the International Space Station. The expected value of the amended contract was not disclosed in the agency’s blog post (Opens in a new tab) Wednesday (1 June).