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NASA Picks Artemis Astronauts for Moon Training

NASA Picks Artemis Astronauts for Moon Training

NASA Picks Artemis Astronauts for Moon Training NASA Picks Artemis Astronauts for Moon Training NASA on Wednesday introduced the group of astronauts it has chosen for upcoming missions to the moon. The program, called Artemis, aims to send people back to the moon for the first time since the end of NASA’s Apollo program in 1972. “This is the first …

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The four astronauts are minutes from launching to orbit.

The four astronauts are minutes from launching to orbit.

The four astronauts are minutes from launching to orbit. The four astronauts are minutes from launching to orbit. Four astronauts — three from NASA, one from JAXA, the Japanese space agency — will be sitting inside a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, boosted to orbit on top of a Falcon 9 rocket. The mission is known as Crew-1, and the astronauts …

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SpaceX’s ‘Resilience’ Lifts 4 Astronauts Into NASA’s New Era of Spaceflight

SpaceX’s ‘Resilience’ Lifts 4 Astronauts Into NASA's New Era of Spaceflight

SpaceX’s ‘Resilience’ Lifts 4 Astronauts Into NASA’s New Era of Spaceflight SpaceX’s ‘Resilience’ Lifts 4 Astronauts Into NASA’s New Era of Spaceflight It’s not yet the same as hopping on a commuter flight from New York to Washington or renting a car from Avis, but Sunday’s launch of four astronauts to the International Space Station in a capsule built by …

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SpaceX NASA Live Updates: Astronauts Prepare for Launch

Astronauts Soichi Noguchi, left, Shannon Walker, Victor Glover and Mike Hopkins at Cape Canaveral before the launch. 

SpaceX NASA Live Updates: Astronauts Prepare for Launch SpaceX NASA Live Updates: Astronauts Prepare for Launch Here’s what you need to know: Four astronauts — three from NASA, one from JAXA, the Japanese space agency — will be sitting inside a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, boosted to orbit on top of a Falcon 9 rocket. The mission is known as …

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NASA Astronauts Safely Return to Earth: ‘Thank You for Flying SpaceX’

NASA Astronauts Safely Return to Earth: ‘Thank You for Flying SpaceX’

NASA Astronauts Safely Return to Earth: ‘Thank You for Flying SpaceX’ NASA Astronauts Safely Return to Earth: ‘Thank You for Flying SpaceX’ The first astronaut trip to orbit by a private company parachuted to a safe conclusion in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday. It was the first water landing by NASA astronauts since 1975, when the agency’s crews were …

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SpaceX Crew Dragon to Bring 2 NASA Astronauts Home

SpaceX Crew Dragon to Bring 2 NASA Astronauts Home

SpaceX Crew Dragon to Bring 2 NASA Astronauts Home SpaceX Crew Dragon to Bring 2 NASA Astronauts Home If a hurricane does not get in the way, two astronauts who took the first commercial trip to orbit will return home on Sunday. Two astronauts, Robert L. Behnken and Douglas G. Hurley, traveled to the International Space Station in May aboard …

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SpaceX Lifts NASA Astronauts to Orbit, Launching New Era of Spaceflight

SpaceX Lifts NASA Astronauts to Orbit, Launching New Era of Spaceflight

SpaceX Lifts NASA Astronauts to Orbit, Launching New Era of Spaceflight SpaceX Lifts NASA Astronauts to Orbit, Launching New Era of Spaceflight KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — The United States opened a new era of human space travel on Saturday as a private company for the first time launched astronauts into orbit, nearly a decade after the government retired the …

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SpaceX Launch of NASA Astronauts Is Postponed Over Weather

SpaceX Launch of NASA Astronauts Is Postponed Over Weather

SpaceX Launch of NASA Astronauts Is Postponed Over Weather SpaceX Launch of NASA Astronauts Is Postponed Over Weather KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — With gray clouds above that did not move away fast enough, a rocket launch that was to be the first to take American astronauts to orbit from American soil in nearly a decade stayed on the ground, …

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Meet Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, SpaceX’s First NASA Astronauts

Meet Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, SpaceX’s First NASA Astronauts

Meet Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, SpaceX’s First NASA Astronauts Meet Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, SpaceX’s First NASA Astronauts It’s the Bob and Doug Show. On Wednesday, weather permitting, two NASA astronauts, Robert L. Behnken and Douglas G. Hurley, are to be sitting on top of a SpaceX rocket headed to orbit. But NASA and SpaceX officials more often …

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How SpaceX Got to Launch NASA’s Astronauts to Orbit

How SpaceX Got to Launch NASA's Astronauts to Orbit

How SpaceX Got to Launch NASA’s Astronauts to Orbit How SpaceX Got to Launch NASA’s Astronauts to Orbit It took work across three presidencies, those of George W. Bush, Barack Obama and Donald J. Trump, but the United States is at last prepared once again, after nearly a decade, to launch American astronauts into orbit from American soil on an …

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