ISS To Install Space Taxi Parking Space This Week

ISS To Install Space Taxi Parking Space This Week

Back in 2014, we reported about SpaceX and Boeing earning NASA contracts for International Space Station (ISS) transports. This has been dubbed ‘the space taxi.’ Both companies are on track for a 2017 launch, so ISS is preparing by installing a ‘parking space’ for the space taxi. This Friday, astronauts will perform a 6.5 hour spacewalk that will add a dock to ISS. This lays the groundwork for future space taxi missions.

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