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SpaceX Crew Docks at the International Space Station

SpaceX Crew Docks at the International Space Station

SpaceX Crew Docks at the International Space Station SpaceX Crew Docks at the International Space Station The Crew Dragon spacecraft, a privately built and operated vessel carrying four NASA astronauts, successfully arrived at the International Space Station on Monday night. “Docking confirmed — Crew Dragon has arrived at the @space_station!” the rocket company SpaceX, started by Elon Musk, announced on …

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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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Vaccine Race, Donald Trump, SpaceX: Your Monday Briefing

Vaccine Race, Donald Trump, SpaceX: Your Monday Briefing

Vaccine Race, Donald Trump, SpaceX: Your Monday Briefing Vaccine Race, Donald Trump, SpaceX: Your Monday Briefing (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering Russian plans for a nationwide coronavirus vaccination campaign, Britain’s dilemma if President Trump loses in November and a far-right extremist group in Germany. Russia plans mass vaccination after shortened trials …

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Vaccine, TikTok, SpaceX: Your Monday Briefing

Vaccine, TikTok, SpaceX: Your Monday Briefing

Vaccine, TikTok, SpaceX: Your Monday Briefing Vaccine, TikTok, SpaceX: Your Monday Briefing (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering a bid by Indian billionaires to mass-produce a coronavirus vaccine, a threat by President Trump to ban TikTok and the return of SpaceX astronauts to Earth. The Indian billionaires who may help vanquish Covid …

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Private Boats Enter SpaceX Splashdown Area, Raising Concerns

Private Boats Enter SpaceX Splashdown Area, Raising Concerns

Private Boats Enter SpaceX Splashdown Area, Raising Concerns Private Boats Enter SpaceX Splashdown Area, Raising Concerns Two American astronauts were greeted by a group of private boats on Sunday as their SpaceX capsule splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico, an encroachment that distracted from an otherwise triumphant milestone for the country’s resurgent space program. More than a dozen …

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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 and Astronaut Return: When to Watch

SpaceX Crew Dragon and Astronaut Return: When to Watch

SpaceX Crew Dragon and Astronaut Return: When to Watch SpaceX Crew Dragon and Astronaut Return: When to Watch The first astronaut trip to orbit by a private company is coming to an end. The passengers are two NASA astronauts — Robert L. Behnken and Douglas G. Hurley — but it could be a first step to more people going to …

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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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Scrutinizing SpaceX, NASA Overlooked Some Boeing Software Problems

Scrutinizing SpaceX, NASA Overlooked Some Boeing Software Problems

Scrutinizing SpaceX, NASA Overlooked Some Boeing Software Problems Scrutinizing SpaceX, NASA Overlooked Some Boeing Software Problems Kathy Lueders, who was recently appointed associate administrator of the agency’s human exploration and operations directorate, said that NASA, as part of efforts to reduce costly bureaucratic overhead, had not asked Boeing or SpaceX for a high-level management plan for how complex pieces of …

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U.S. Protests, Coronavirus, SpaceX: Your Monday Briefing

U.S. Protests, Coronavirus, SpaceX: Your Monday Briefing

U.S. Protests, Coronavirus, SpaceX: Your Monday Briefing U.S. Protests, Coronavirus, SpaceX: Your Monday Briefing (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering twin crises in the U.S. of the pandemic and police violence, the world reaching six million coronavirus cases and SpaceX’s (so far) successful mission. Two crises collide in the U.S. Cities across …

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