Commercial Crew and Cargo Program
Commercial Crew & Cargo Program

The C3PO will extend human presence in space by enabling an expanding and robust U.S. commercial space transportation industry.

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Commercial Orbital Transportation Services

C3PO is responsible for managing NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) projects.

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Commercial Crew Development

Commercial Crew Development is a NASA investment that will aid in the development and demonstration of safe, reliable, and cost-effective space transportation capabilities.

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Commercial Transportation

The Commercial Spaceflight theme encompasses completion of commercial cargo capability milestones and will expand NASA's efforts to develop commercial crew capability to LEO and the ISS.

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Commercial Crew Program

NASA’s Commercial Crew Program (CCP) is an innovative partnership to help the United States industry develop space transportation systems that can safely launch astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) and other low Earth orbit destinations.

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International Space Station Program (ISS)

A human outpost in space bringing nations together for the benefit of life on Earth and beyond.

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CCDev Partners

Blue Origin

Blue Origin, founded by Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com, is developing a “pusher” escape system for its planned orbital Space Vehicle.

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Boeing, a leading aerospace company, is developing a Commercial Crew Vehicle which can be launched on a variety of launch vehicles.

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Paragon, a space technology company, is developing an Air Revitalization System, part of their life support subsystem for commercial crew transportation.

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Sierra Nevada

Sierra Nevada Corporation, a growing aerospace company, is designing and developing the Dream Chaser spacecraft to transport up to seven crew members and cargo to orbit.

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United Launch Alliance

ULA, which builds the Atlas and Delta launch vehicles, is designing an Emergency Detection System which would be needed to human rate their launch vehicles.

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