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Boeing received a contract from NASA to support the ISS until 2024

The Boeing company received a contract from NASA to 916 million dollars to continue to support the work of the International space station until 2024, said in a statement Thursday the company.

"Boeing will provide technical support, provide resources and personnel to work on Board the ISS, and will be responsible for a system of station", - is told in the message.

The company is the Prime contractor for NASA on the ISS since 1993.

Currently, the operation of the ISS extended to 2024. Countries participating in the project are now discussing a possible extension to 2028 or even up to 2030. Experts believe that it is technically feasible.