• SpaceX's Crew Dragon arrives for its date with destiny

    11 days ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    SpaceX's Crew Dragon is days away from its highly anticipated launch to the International Space Station.
    It will be the first crewed launch in SpaceX history, and the first time NASA has sent humans to space from US soil since the Space Shuttle Era.
    NASA still hasn't decided how long the astronauts will stay in space.
    NASA is less than a week away from launching humans into space from US soil for the first time since the Space Shuttle era. It's an absolutely huge moment for NASA, but perhaps an even bigger moment for SpaceX. It will be a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon capsule that...
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  • How to watch SpaceX launch NASA astronauts to the ISS in Demo-2 mission - CNET

    How to watch SpaceX launch NASA astronauts to the ISS in Demo-2 mission - CNET

    11 days ago - By CNET

    A Falcon 9 rocket will to carry two astronauts from US soil to the space station on May 27. The last time the US launched astronauts from within its borders was 2011.
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  • NASA and SpaceX say they are ‘go' to proceed with historic crewed flight on May 27th

    NASA and SpaceX say they are ‘go' to proceed with historic crewed flight on May 27th

    11 days ago - By The Verge

    After two days of intense reviews, NASA is giving its commercial partner SpaceX the thumbs-up to launch its first astronauts to space next week. There's still more work to be done by both the agency and SpaceX, including another review on Monday, but officials decided there were no major issues standing in the way of the launch.
    “It was a good review, great discussion,” NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine said during a press conference. “I think everybody in the room was very clear that now's the time to speak up if there are any challenges.” Bridenstine noted that many people did speak up...
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  • NASA gives go-ahead for first crewed SpaceX flight on May 27

    11 days ago - By Phys.org

    NASA gave the green light on Friday to next week's launch of two astronauts aboard a SpaceX vessel-the first crewed space flight from US soil in nine years and a crucial step towards ending American dependence on Russian rockets.
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