Boeing, NASA sign deal for new rocket system

By WTAJ News

Published 07/03 2014 03:52PM

Updated 07/03 2014 03:54PM

WASHINGTON – NASA Thursday announced a contract with Boeing to develop a new rocket, the most powerful to date.

Boeing will be the prime contractor on the Space Launch System.

Boeing hopes to have an initial test flight on the $2.8 billion contract by 2017.

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