CST-100

The Crew Space Transportation-100 Starliner crew capsule was developed by Boeing as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Development program. Its primary mission is to transport crew to the International Space Station.

CST-100
Cygnus

Orbital ATK’s automated cargo spacecraft, used to resupply the International Space Station. Launched on Orbital ATK’s Antares rocket or ULA’s Atlas V.

Cygnus
Dragon 2

A commercial spacecraft being developed by SpaceX to carry astronauts into space. The first version of Dragon has been used successfully to deliver cargo to the International Space Station.

Dragon 2
Exploration Mission-1

The first flight of NASA’s new Orion launch vehicle and the Space Launch System, EM-1 will travel around the moon during a three-week mission.

Exploration Mission-1
Exploration Mission-2

The first crewed flight of Orion and SLS. This mission will restart manned exploration of the solar system and serve as a critical step in the Journey to Mars.

Exploration Mission-2
H-II Transfer Vehicle

Also known as the HTV or the Kounotori, this vehicle is an automated cargo spacecraft used to resupply the International Space Station. It was developed by the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency.

International Space Station

A unique scientific platform hosting astronauts from many nations worldwide and enabling researchers to put their talents to work on projects that couldn’t be done anywhere else.

International Space Station
Soyuz

A Russian-built manned rocket that currently carries all astronauts to the International Space Station.

Soyuz
Space Launch System

An advanced launch vehicle for a new era of human exploration beyond Earth’s orbit into deep space. Currently under development.

Space Launch System