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Statement by Space Florida CEO Frank DiBello in Response to NASA's Commercial Crew Award Announcement

Press Release From: Space Florida
Posted: Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Statement by Space Florida CEO Frank DiBello in Response to NASA's Commercial Crew Award Announcement :

"First and foremost, congratulations to Boeing and SpaceX for being selected by NASA to provide commercial crew transport of U.S. astronauts to Low Earth Orbit.

Today's announcement is continued good news for Florida and for the nation. It advances a new era in space transportation and is the next major step toward restoring U.S. capability to fly astronauts to the ISS and beyond. Both Boeing and SpaceX have already invested significant time and resources into establishing commercial crew operations here in Florida and we look forward to working hand-in-hand with both companies to make their upcoming missions successful."

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