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Intersection Segment | Commercial Crew Boosts Florida’s Space Coast


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Boeing's commercial crew capsule that will ferry astronauts to space. NASA.gov

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NASA just awarded two contracts totaling $6.8 billion to Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts to the international space station.

90.7’s Matthew Peddie spoke with Florida Today Space Reporter James Dean about the impact the contracts will have on the Space Coast.


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Brendan Byrne

About Brendan Byrne

Space Reporter and 'Are We There Yet?' Host

Brendan covers space news for WMFE, everything from rocket launches to the latest scientific discoveries in our universe. He hosts WMFE's weekly radio show and podcast "Are We There Yet?" which explores human space exploration. He also helps produce WMFE's public affairs show "Intersection," working with host ... Read Full Bio »

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