Elon Musk says Starship is SpaceX’s ‘top priority’ from now on
Don’t expect SpaceX to lavish much more attention on Crew Dragon now that it has launched people into orbit.
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SpaceX’s latest batch of internet satellites includes one with a sun shield
SpaceX is launching another pack of Starlink satellites into orbit at 9:25PM Eastern (weather permitting), but this won’t be a typical mission.
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SpaceX’s pioneering astronauts board the International Space Station
The astronauts’ primary mission, called Demo-2, is a final test of the Crew Dragon’s performance before NASA certifies it for ISS crewed transport missions. However, NASA decided to extend their stay so that Cassidy wouldn’t be the lone US astronaut aboard the ISS.
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SpaceX’s historic launch attempt succeeds on its second attempt
A new era of American spaceflight began Saturday as SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket broke through Earth’s upper atmosphere carrying veteran astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley atop a pillar of flame.
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Watch SpaceX’s second attempt at launching astronauts at 3:22PM ET
Watch SpaceX’s second attempt at launching astronauts at 3:22PM ET It’s time for take two. NASA and SpaceX are making their second attempt at launching the Crew Dragon Demo-2 mission after scrubbing the first due to weather, and they’re once again livestreaming the potentially historic event.
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SpaceX’s first crewed mission to the ISS is scrubbed for today
We came this close to ushering in a new era of American spaceflight, one that combines the experience and capabilities of both private and public aerospace programs. But the weather simply wouldn’t cooperate.
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NASA and SpaceX’s first crewed flight is set for May 27th
The Demo-2 flight was originally scheduled for May 7th, so it is delayed a bit. But it’s not uncommon for space launches to be pushed back. And given the coronavirus pandemic, a few weeks seems like a minor setback.
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SpaceX’s first-gen Dragon cargo capsule left the ISS for the last time
This marks the last flight in a $1.6 billion contract between NASA and SpaceX. Now, SpaceX is shifting its attention to the second-generation Dragon 2 capsule, which it will use for ISS resupply runs beginning in October.
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