NASA Commercial Crew Program
The text and story was written long ago, but more information has come to light, and some rework needs to be done.
NASA’s Management of its Commercial Crew Program – November 2013
NASA Inspector General Paul Martin issued a report examining NASA’s efforts to partner with private industry to develop a “commercial crew” capability to transport U.S. astronauts to the International Space Station.
Quick note: NASA procurement of seats from Russia were 70 million dollars each.
NASA’s Commercial Crew Program: Update on Development and Certification Efforts
The Office of Inspector General evaluated the status of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program under which private U.S. companies will transport NASA astronauts to the International Space Station.
September 1,2016 Report
Quick note: NASA procurement of seats from Russia were increased to over 80 million dollars each.