Elon Musk: SpaceX wins contract to destroy International Space Station

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title, The International Space Station has been carrying humans continuously since 2000

  • author, Jonathan Amos
  • stock, BBC Science Correspondent

NASA has chosen Elon Musk-owned SpaceX to dismantle the International Space Station at the end of its useful life.

The California-based company will build a vehicle capable of pushing a 430-ton platform that will orbit our planet in the Pacific Ocean over the next decade.

Agreement, value US$843 million, This was announced on Wednesday.

The first components of the International Space Station were launched in 1998, and crew operations began in 2000.

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