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First SpaceX astronauts to speak from the International Space Station First SpaceX astronauts to speak from the International Space Station
- June 02, 2020

This was the first journey into space by NASA astronauts in a private sector space vehicle. Their upcoming flight test is known as Demo-2, short for Demonstration Mission 2. In March 2019, SpaceX completed an uncrewed flight test of Crew Dragon known as Demo-1, which was created to validate end-to-end systems and capabilities, bringing NASA closer to certification of SpaceX systems to fly a crew. (more...)
Cooper's Island station tracks SpaceX launch Cooper's Island station tracks SpaceX launch
- June 02, 2020

While the Crew Dragon spacecraft will stay in space for around 110 days, once it is on the ISS, the length of the mission will be decided and will focus on planning for the next commercial crew flight. In March 2019, SpaceX completed an uncrewed flight test of Crew Dragon known as Demo-1, which was created to validate end-to-end systems and capabilities, bringing NASA closer to certification of SpaceX systems to fly a crew. (more...)
Sun Shoots Out Biggest Solar Flare In Recent Years Sun Shoots Out Biggest Solar Flare In Recent Years
- June 02, 2020

The researchers believe that we are in the midst of a solar minimum right now, so observing new sunspots and eruptions might seem unusual, but as Spaceweather The newly identified features reportedly disappeared so quickly that observers didn't even have time to catalog them, suggesting that the solar minimum is still in full swing. (more...)
ISRO Congratulates NASA and SpaceX for Their ‘Historic’ Manned Mission ISRO Congratulates NASA and SpaceX for Their ‘Historic’ Manned Mission
- June 02, 2020

Both AC/DC and Black Sabbath's iconic tunes played during the mission saw themselves as quite fitting, with "Back In Black" serving as an anthem for the space program comeback, as this joint mission between Elon Musk's SpaceX company and NASA is the first mission of its kind from the United States since 2011. (more...)
Another SpaceX Starship prototype explodes after an engine test Another SpaceX Starship prototype explodes after an engine test
- June 02, 2020

Federal Aviation Administration to fly suborbital missions with the prototype spacecraft, as reported by Techcrunch . As its name suggests, the Starship SN4 vehicle is the latest in a series of prototypes SpaceX has built to test technologies required for a truly massive space launch system: the 165-foot-tall (50 meters) Starship rocket and its Super Heavy megabooster. (more...)
Historic Automated SpaceX Crew Dragon Docking A Success Historic Automated SpaceX Crew Dragon Docking A Success
- June 02, 2020

In partnership with USA space agency NASA , which has awarded it contracts and grants worth US$3.1bn over the years, the private company's Falcon 9 rocket propelled the Crew Dragon spacecraft in the upper atmosphere after liftoff at 3:22pm from Florida's Cape Canaveral. (more...)
Quebec confirms 74 more coronavirus deaths as cases near 50,000 Quebec confirms 74 more coronavirus deaths as cases near 50,000
- June 01, 2020

On May 8, Brisson's team projected there could be more than 150 deaths per day in the city by July. The highest number of cases were recorded in the Laurentians and Monteregie regions, with each having 10 confirmed cases. Forty-one staff and students have tested positive for COVID-19 in Quebec since it opened its elementary schools on May 11, the province's education department confirmed to The Canadian Press on Friday. (more...)
Trampoline is working: Elon Musk jokingly answers to statement of Roscosmos head Trampoline is working: Elon Musk jokingly answers to statement of Roscosmos head
- June 01, 2020

While Sergey Krikalev, Roscosmos executive director for crewed space programmes, congratulated USA for the launch . United States astronauts have been using Russia's Soyuz spacecraft to travel to the ISS since Nasa's final space shuttle flight - piloted by Hurley - in 2011. (more...)
US Astronauts Blast Into Space Aboard SpaceX Rocket US Astronauts Blast Into Space Aboard SpaceX Rocket
- June 01, 2020

The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft, carrying NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley had lifted off at 3:22 pm EDT Saturday (12:52am IST Sunday) atop the company's Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center. (more...)
American astronauts successfully dock at ISS in SpaceX mission American astronauts successfully dock at ISS in SpaceX mission
- June 01, 2020

The Crew Dragon launched into space atop SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket on Saturday afternoon from Florida's Kennedy Space Center - from the same pad NASA first launched astronauts to the moon, over half a century ago. Russian Federation had for many years enjoyed a monopoly as the only country able to ferry astronauts, and Saturday's launch meant the loss of a sizeable income. (more...)
NASA astronauts head for ISS on historic SpaceX flight NASA astronauts head for ISS on historic SpaceX flight
- June 01, 2020

In a brief interview from space , Hurley said that in keeping with the tradition of having astronauts name their spacecraft, he and Behnken had named the Crew Dragon capsule "Endeavour" after the retired space shuttle on which they both flew. (more...)
NASA astronauts board International Space Station in historic SpaceX mission NASA astronauts board International Space Station in historic SpaceX mission
- June 01, 2020

NASA chief Jim Bridenstine has said resuming launches of American astronauts on American-made rockets from US soil is the space agency's top priority. In a broader sense, the appearance of a rival such as SpaceX should be a "wake-up call" for the Russian space industry, which is "in far worse shape than those in charge admit", said Ionin. (more...)
SpaceX Crew Dragon successfully docks with ISS in historic mission SpaceX Crew Dragon successfully docks with ISS in historic mission
- June 01, 2020

SpaceX , the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk , launched two Americans into orbit from Florida on Saturday in a landmark mission marking the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from US soil in nine years. In a brief interview from space, Hurley said that in keeping with tradition, he and Behnken had named the Crew Dragon capsule "Endeavour" after the retired space shuttle on which they both flew. (more...)
SpaceX Starship SN4 prototype explodes after engine test in Texas SpaceX Starship SN4 prototype explodes after engine test in Texas
- May 31, 2020

The failed test comes just a day before SpaceX is set to perform an unrelated launch for NASA that will send two astronauts to the International Space Station. We will remind that tonight, may 30, SpaceX will try again to launch its spacecraft Crew Dragon , after being forced to cancel the launch on 27 may because of bad weather. (more...)
Crew Dragon's astronauts give their SpaceX spaceship a storied name: Endeavour Crew Dragon's astronauts give their SpaceX spaceship a storied name: Endeavour
- May 31, 2020

Tremor was going to join Earthy, a plush globe delivered to the space station on last year's test flight of a crewless crew Dragon. You can also check the website Heavens Above to track the flight, which also provides sighting times for your specific location. (more...)
There is ‘an earth around our nearest star: scientists There is ‘an earth around our nearest star: scientists
- May 31, 2020

An global team of scientists has confirmed a planet the size of the earth around the closest star in our solar system , Proxima Centauri . Which again lead to the assumption that this planet is thought to exist in the habitable zone that supports life . (more...)
Musk awarded stock worth more than US$700 million Musk awarded stock worth more than US$700 million
- May 31, 2020

The electric auto and solar panel maker's board certified that Musk earned the big payout, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. 49.10 lakh crores) by the yr 2028. At Tesla's closing price on Thursday of $ 805.81, the billionaire could invest his new shares for a profit of approximately $ 775 million. (more...)
Crew Dragon in orbit after historic launch Crew Dragon in orbit after historic launch
- May 31, 2020

He also flew to the Kennedy Space Centre on Wednesday before the launch was postponed at the last minute because of bad weather. A year later, the agency named four astronauts who would eventually fly in these spaceships-including Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley , the two crew members assigned to the SpaceX test flight that launched on Saturday. (more...)
Elon Musk's SpaceX successfully launches rocket carrying astronauts bound for the ISS Elon Musk's SpaceX successfully launches rocket carrying astronauts bound for the ISS
- May 31, 2020

It is the final major step required by SpaceX's astronaut carrier, the Crew Dragon, to get certified by Nasa's Commercial Crew Programme for more long-term manned missions to space. Elon Musk'sSpaceX is due to undertake a repeat attempt at launching two Americans into orbit from Florida, in a mission that would mark the first spaceflight of Nasa astronauts from United States soil in nine years. (more...)
How to watch ‘historic’ NASA-SpaceX Demo-2 mission live from home How to watch ‘historic’ NASA-SpaceX Demo-2 mission live from home
- May 31, 2020

Musk is the founder and chief executive officer of SpaceX and CEO of Tesla Inc. Including the latest round, the company has raised more than $567 million and is valued at about $36 billion, according to a CNBC report. 30 for another launch of a spacecraft developed by US aerospace manufacturer SpaceX, with Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi scheduled to be on board, the head of the USA space agency said Tuesday. (more...)

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