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Spacewalkers set the stage for future ISS additionsDerek RichardsonJuly 21st, 2020
NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy and Bob Behnken completed their fourth spacewalk in less than a month to upgrade the International Space Station, setting the stage for future additions to the 20-year-old outpost.
The drought is over: NASA and SpaceX successfully launch Demo-2Cullen DesforgesMay 30th, 2020
History has been made and an almost nine-year drought has ended. SpaceX has successfully launched its first crewed mission, marking the beginning of a new era in human spaceflight. The SpaceX Crew Dragon is now officially on her way to the International Space Station for the first time with humans on board.
Weather not favoring backup Demo-2 launch datesPatrick AttwellMay 28th, 2020
Yesterday’s attempt to launch NASA’s and SpaceX’s Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station was plagued by weather issues that ultimately caused the attempt to be scrubbed. There remains the potential for weather complicate Saturday’s and Sunday’s launch attempts.
Scrub! Historic Demo-2 mission delayed due to weatherCullen DesforgesMay 27th, 2020
NASA’s historic Demo-2 mission has been scrubbed due to weather over the launch site and off the Florida coast. The next attempt is set to occur on Saturday, May 30 at 3:22 pm local time.
SpaceX prepares to launch Demo-2, schedule and timeline releasedCullen DesforgesMay 26th, 2020
As the world waits with bated breath, the Falcon 9 carrying Crew Dragon stands tall once again on pad 39A, ready to be given the final go for launch.
US Space Force prepares for astronaut rescue missionsMatt HaskellMay 22nd, 2020
The 45th Operational Group, Detachment 3 stands ready to rescue Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley in the event their missions ends in an unexpected abort.
Flight plans released for SpaceX’s Demo-2 crewed missionCullen DesforgesMay 14th, 2020
During a recent joint NASA / SpaceX Demo-2 mission press conference, a clear picture was painted as to what launch day activities and the ensuing flight of Crew Dragon will look like.
Astronaut Bob Behnken will be one of two-person crew on Crew Dragon Demo-2 launchLaurel KornfeldMay 6th, 2020
When NASA’s Crew Dragon Demo-2 launches astronauts from American soil for the first time since 2011, astronaut Robert L. “Bob” Behnken will ride on the spacecraft as the mission’s joint operations commander.