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  • Initialism of Commercial Crew Development.

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  • This activity is referred to as Commercial Crew Development, or CCDev.

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  • The initiative, known as the commercial crew development program, or CCDev

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  • The four companies in this latest round of CCDev funding have differing ideas on how best to get people into space.

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  • Nasa said it chose on this occasion not to give CCDev funds to these rocket partners because the limited money available meant it had to be spent in areas where it was most needed to advance the commercial crew concept.

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  • The US space agency believes its Commercial Crew Development (CCDev) programme can make the post-shuttle era a more affordable way to get astronauts into low-Earth orbit (LEO).

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  • Nasa awarded about $50m in its first round of CCDev contracts, and it plans to substantially increase this funding next year to $850m.

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  • It believes these US firms' rocket and capsule designs can be matured with incentive payments distributed under its Commercial Crew Development CCDev programme.

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  • The Commercial Spaceflight Federation CSF, which includes in its membership the recipients of CCDev funds, welcomed the strong support for its cause in the proposed budget.

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  • Between the SLS/MPCV project (look it up) and CCDev (Commercia ­l Crew Developmen­t) U.S. human spacefligh­t is alive and moving into its next phase.

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  • Through existing programs such as COTS and CCDev, industry has already begun working with NASA to design and develop vehicles that meet or exceed the safety levels stipulated in NASA's current human rating standards document, known as NPR 8705. 2B.

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