The IUA (lower right) provides the guidance, navigation and control hardware for the new Ares I crew launch vehicle
Boeing will produce the Ares I crew launch vehicle's instrument unit avionics
December 22, 2007 The U.S. Vision for Space Exploration is an important step closer to being realized, with NASA awarding the Boeing Company a $265 million contract to produce the instrument unit avionics for the Ares I launch vehicle - a platform that will eventually be used for manned expeditions to the Moon and Mars.
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