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Stay Tuned as Boeing’s CST-100 Gets its Official Name on Friday

On Friday, Sept. 4 Boeing and NASA will be celebrating the grand opening of the Commercial Crew & Cargo Processing Facility (C3PF) at Kennedy Space Center. The C3PF is a former space shuttle hangar known as Orbiter Processing Facility-3, and was modernized to support the building of Boeing’s Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft.

Make sure to check back on this page ahead of the big event and tune into NASA TV to watch it live beginning at 10 a.m.!

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There are now 9 humans from 5 nations together in space on the International @Space_Station: http://t.co/vhTUlZyCP2 http://t.co/2zGBKO6WhQ - @NASA

Along with new crew, spacecraft delivering new science to @Space_Station for @ISS_Research: http://t.co/SnQY44OUxQ http://t.co/knV5vjICk3 - @NASA

Population of the @Space_Station increased to 9 w/ @Volkov_ISS, @Astro_Andreas & Aimbetov joining. http://t.co/I3TRgJKUSs - @NASA

Watch spacecraft hatch opening & welcome to @Space_Station live on NASA TV at 5:45am ET: http://t.co/KX5g7yYnYG http://t.co/0mJaIh09E7 - @NASA

Spacecraft w/ @Volkov_ISS, @Astro_Andreas & Aimbetov docking soon at @Space_Station. Watch: http://t.co/KX5g7yYnYG http://t.co/ZlmSe4cEoJ - @NASA

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