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May 27, 2020

Everything you need to know about SpaceX’s historic astronaut launch

Cape Canaveral, Florida (CNN Business)The stakes have never been higher for Elon Musk’s SpaceX. On Wednesday, the company will attempt to launch two NASA astronauts to […]
May 23, 2020

It’s official: SpaceX is ‘go’ to launch NASA astronauts on Crew Dragon spaceship

A key readiness review found no showstoppers for the Demo-2 mission. SpaceX is ready to make space history with its first astronaut launch for NASA next week. […]
May 22, 2020

NASA review of Space’s 1st launch to carry astronauts goes into overtime

We’ll have to wait one more day to find out if NASA and SpaceX are ready to launch Americans into orbit from U.S. soil for the first time in nearly […]
May 21, 2020

SpaceX just one week away from launching 1st astronauts on Crew Dragon for NASA

The next seven days will be action-packed. SpaceX’s first crewed flight is just a week away. Elon Musk’s company is scheduled to launch Demo-2 next Wednesday […]
May 15, 2020

Astronauts enter a routine quarantine for historic SpaceX Crew Dragon launch

The crew is two weeks away from a historic launch. Two NASA astronauts entered quarantine today (May 13) to prepare for a historic launch to space […]
May 9, 2020

New Chinese spacecraft landing marks step toward future crewed lunar missions

HELSINKI — A successful high-speed reentry and landing of a new Chinese spacecraft Friday marked a step toward the country sending astronauts to the moon and […]
May 5, 2020

‘Badass’ astronauts ready for historic test launch to space station taking precautions amid pandemic

‘Badass’ astronauts journey to ISS will mark first time in 9 years that Americans take off from U.S. soil NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley […]
May 4, 2020

NASA to Provide Coverage of SpaceX Commercial Crew Test Flight with Astronauts

NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Demo-2 test flight with NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley to the International […]
May 3, 2020

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo makes 1st glide flight over Spaceport America

VSS Unity looks poised to begin commercial operations soon. Virgin Galactic’s newest SpaceShipTwo space plane just flew freely above its New Mexico home base for the first time. […]