NASA signs agreement with Russian space agency to send US astronauts to ISS

Q.  With which country’s space agency NASA on 5th Aug’15 signed a contract worth 490 million US dollars with for carrying the US astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS)?
- Published on 27 Aug 15

a. Britain
b. China
c. India
d. Russia

ANSWER: Russia
NASA further said a lack of funding for development of private vessels by US companies Boeing and Space-X over the last five years has left NASA with no other option. As a result, the US will pay for use of space vessels belonging to the Roscosmos-Russian Space Agency.

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