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Commercial Crew Program Breaks Ground

Representatives from the 45th Space Wing, NASA, Boeing, Space X and Space
Florida broke ground, Feb. 20, 2015, on the future site of NASA's
Commercial Crew program, which will launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force
Station in 2017. Astronauts will potentially launch from both 39A and 41
complexes and travel to the International Space Station. Pictured from left
to right: John Mulholland, Boeing, Vice President Commercial Programs, John Elbon, Boeing, vice president and general manager, Space Exploration, Jim Sponnick, ULA, vice president, Atlas and Delta Programs, Bob Cabana, Kennedy Space Center director, Kathy Leuders, NASA, Commercial Crew Program Manager, Col. Shawn Fairhurst, 45th Space Wing vice commander, Jim Kuzma, Chief Operating Officer, Space Florida, Lynda Weatherman, chief executive officer, Economic Development Council of Florida's Space Coast (U.S. Air Force photo/Matthew Jurgens)

Representatives from the 45th Space Wing, NASA, Boeing, Space X and Space Florida broke ground, Feb. 20, 2015, on the future site of NASA's Commercial Crew program, which will launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in 2017. Astronauts will potentially launch from both 39A and 41 complexes and travel to the International Space Station. Pictured from left to right: John Mulholland, Boeing, Vice President Commercial Programs, John Elbon, Boeing, vice president and general manager, Space Exploration, Jim Sponnick, ULA, vice president, Atlas and Delta Programs, Bob Cabana, Kennedy Space Center director, Kathy Leuders, NASA, Commercial Crew Program Manager, Col. Shawn Fairhurst, 45th Space Wing vice commander, Jim Kuzma, Chief Operating Officer, Space Florida, Lynda Weatherman, chief executive officer, Economic Development Council of Florida's Space Coast (U.S. Air Force photo/Matthew Jurgens)

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla. -- Representatives from the 45th Space Wing, NASA, Boeing, Space X and Space Florida broke ground, Feb. 20 on the future site of NASA's Commercial Crew program, which will launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in 2017.

Astronauts will potentially launch from both 39A and 41 complexes and travel to the International Space Station.