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Recommendation: The NASA Administrator should develop and maintain a contingency plan for ensuring a presence on the ISS until a Commercial Crew Program contractor is certified. (Recommendation 2)
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Status: Open Priority recommendation
Comments: NASA agreed with this recommendation. NASA is considering contracting with the State Space Corporation "Roscosmos" for two seats on the Russian Soyuz spacecraft vehicle for one crewmember in the fall of 2019 and one crewmember in the spring of 2020. To fully implement this recommendation, NASA needs to provide additional support regarding planning efforts to ensure uninterrupted access to the ISS if delays with the Commercial Crew Program contractors continue beyond these dates.