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NASA asks SpaceX to launch more crewed missions to International Space Station

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — Florida’s Space Coast is about to get even busier.

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NASA awarded SpaceX a major contract this week for more crewed missions from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.


SpaceX will get $1.4 billion for five more Crew Dragon spacecraft launches to the International Space Station.

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The deal extends the agreement between SpaceX and NASA until 2030.

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SpaceX’s upcoming Crew-5 mission is currently set for launch on Oct. 3.

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