How SpaceX won the race against Boeing to send NASA astronauts to space

by CNBC • New

The launch of SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule to the International Space Station marked the first time NASA astronauts took off from U.S. soil since 2011. The event also represented the first time a commercially built spacecraft carried NASA astronauts, an achievement that SpaceX and Boeing have vied for for years under NASA's Commercial Crew Program.

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