U.S. companies are on track to build spacecraft to take astronauts and cargo to the International Space Station by 2017, ending the nation's reliance on Russia's Soyuz spacecraft, says Charles Bolden, NASA administrator. SpaceX's Dragon and Orbital Science's Cygnus are at the head of the pack of spacecraft developed by private companies to take over the cargo job.

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