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WashingtonSenator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today released the following statement after NASA announced it will award a multi-billion dollar contract to SpaceX and Boeing to transport astronauts to and from the International Space Station:

“NASA took an important step today by awarding this contract to SpaceX and Boeing. The United States will again be able to shuttle our astronauts to the space station, a smart, cost-effective decision.

“I am particularly pleased to see SpaceX, a California company, awarded this contract. I congratulate SpaceX employees for their continued success and for being a pioneer in space travel. Companies like SpaceX are the reason California continues to be a global leader in technological innovation.”