Northrop Grumman-Boeing Team Unveils Plans for Crew Exploration Vehicle Press Release

A Northrop Grumman-Boeing team today unveiled its plans to design and build NASA’s proposed Crew Exploration Vehicle (CEV), a modular space system intended to carry humans to the International Space Station by 2012 and back to the moon by 2018.
The CEV comprises a crew module that builds on NASA’s Apollo spacecraft, a service module and a launch-abort system. It is designed to be carried into space aboard a shuttle-derived launch vehicle