There are still unmanned certification flights for both Boeing and SpaceX.
They are both hoping for the first crewed missions in mid-2019. NASA expects that timeline could slip to late 2019 or 2020.
It will have been around ten years of Americans launching on Russian Soyuz rockets, when NASA next flies using a US rocket.
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