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Online Phillip Clark

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Launching international crews to ISS
« on: 04/26/2018 05:27 PM »
On the assumption that one day the United States Dragon and Starliner spacecraft start to ferry NASA crews to/from ISS, will these missions also start to carry astronauts from other partner countries - Canada, Japan, ESA, etc?   Or will the Soyuz continue to be used exclusively for such missions, do we know?
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Re: Launching international crews to ISS
« Reply #1 on: 04/26/2018 05:36 PM »
I believe it has been established that the Commercial Crew vehicles will be for NASA and its partners. All of them.

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Re: Launching international crews to ISS
« Reply #2 on: 04/26/2018 06:32 PM »
So would each flight be 2 NASA, 1 CSA/ESA/JAXA, and 1 RSA?

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Re: Launching international crews to ISS
« Reply #3 on: 04/28/2018 07:53 PM »
So would each flight be 2 NASA, 1 CSA/ESA/JAXA, and 1 RSA?

Not necessarily.  It will be as needed as NASA and the IPs assign crews.

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