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NASA plans to review workplace safety culture at SpaceX, Boeing Co

SpaceX and Boeing are the two main contractors selected under NASA's commercial crew program to send astronauts to space as soon as 2019, using their Dragon and Starliner spacecraft respectively

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US space agency NASA said on Tuesday it would review the workplace safety culture at SpaceX and Boeing Co , as the two companies gear up to fly astronauts to the International Space Station. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration said it would conduct a "cultural assessment study" of the companies, "including the adherence to a drug-free environment," prior to crew test flights scheduled to take place in the coming months. "We fully expect our commercial partners to meet all workplace safety requirements in the execution of our missions," ...

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First Published: Wed, November 21 2018. 06:08 IST
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