News Archive / Tagged: Demo Flight 1
With Crew Dragon’s first flight complete, where’s Boeing’s Starliner?Jason RhianMarch 19th, 2019
In a video promoting Boeing's Starliner spacecraft the words "Your Ride Is Here" are prominently-placed. The statement suggests Starliner is prepped and ready to send crews to the ISS - but is it?
Falcon 9 rocket for SpaceX Demo Flight-1 set for test fireJason RhianJanuary 22nd, 2019
While the U.S. government might be shut down due to a political impasse, Hawthorne, California-based SpaceX is taking the next steps toward returning the U.S.' lost ability to send astronauts into low-Earth orbit.
How tall do you have to be to take SpaceX’s Commercial Crew ‘ride?’Jason RhianJanuary 9th, 2019
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- SpaceX has come to be known for its irreverent streak when it comes to its spacecraft and rockets. A recent tweet made by Elon Musk suggests this behavior is likely to continue.
SpaceX Demo Flight 1 ‘adjusts’ 10 daysJason RhianDecember 11th, 2018
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- As is to be expected with critical missions meant to demonstrate transportation systems for astronauts, things tend to change in the lead up to the big day. Perhaps the most frequent of these - is time.
Launch date for SpaceX’s Demo-1 flight announcedJason RhianNovember 21st, 2018
A launch date for the first test flight of SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft has been announced and the company's BFR rocket has gained a new name.