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NASA Hopes To Use Private Transport Soon

Published by Rob on Thu Jun 30, 2005 9:25 am
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SpaceDaily.com Washington (UPI) Jun 28, 2005

The U.S. space agency hopes to turn to the private sector to provide transportation for crew and supplies to the International Space Station.

Space News reports that NASA Administrator Mike Griffin, speaking at a Space Transportation Association breakfast, said he hopes to see a vigorous commercial transportation sector. He said that the best way for NASA to help that develop is to buy services from the private sector instead of handing out contracts.

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