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SpaceX's pioneering astronauts board the International Space Station

Following a dramatic launch, 19-hour voyage and successful docking procedure, pioneering astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley have left the Crew Dragon and are now aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The pair emerged from the Crew Dragon cap…

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1:27am PDT - June 1st, 2020

SpaceX Crew Dragon docks with International Space Station

It’s the first time a crewed U.S. spacecraft has performed the feat in nearly a decade. It was also a first for the private sector, a triumphant moment for SpaceX founded by Elon Musk in 2002.

spacex docking - The Hindu
9:03am PDT - May 31st, 2020

Watch the SpaceX craft carrying NASA astronauts docks with the space station

That was smooth. (And historic.) Some 262 miles above Earth, SpaceX's Crew Dragon craft autonomously docked to the International Space Station on Sunday at 10:16 a.m. ET, another successful achievement in the first-ever launch of astronauts into Earth's orbit…

spacex docking - Mashable
8:02am PDT - May 31st, 2020

SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule arrives at space station

SpaceX delivered two astronauts to the International Space Station, following up a historic liftoff with an equally smooth docking in a first for the company.

spacex docking - NBC News
7:45am PDT - May 31st, 2020

SpaceX capsule carrying astronauts docks with International Space Station

SpaceX's Crew Dragon safely delivered two NASA astronauts — Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken — to the International Space Station on Sunday after the company's historic launch Saturday. Why it matters: This marks the first time a private company has delivered peop…

spacex docking - Axios
7:32am PDT - May 31st, 2020

SpaceX's new 'Endeavour' spaceship just made history by docking to the International Space Station with 2 NASA astronauts inside

  • SpaceX on Saturday launched its first humans into space: veteran NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley.
  • On Sunday morning, the astronauts caught up to the International Space Station inside their Endeavour spaceship — their new name fo…

    spacex docking - Business Insider
    7:26am PDT - May 31st, 2020

SpaceX's Dragon capsule docks at International Space Station

​​​​​​​SpaceX's astronaut-riding Dragon capsule has docked at the International Space Station, after a historic liftoff from Florida.

spacex docking - CBC News
7:26am PDT - May 31st, 2020

SpaceX spacecraft docks with International Space Station on historic NASA mission

SpaceX’s Dragon Endeavour spacecraft crewed by NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken has docked with the International Space Station on its historic Demo-2 mission.

spacex docking - Fox News
7:21am PDT - May 31st, 2020

SpaceX’s first crewed spacecraft successfully docks with the International Space Station

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon ‘Endeavor’ successfully docked with the International Space Station as planned on Sunday morning, marking another key milestone during this historic Commercial Crew demonstration mission it’s conducting with NASA. On board Crew Dragon wer…

spacex docking - TechCrunch
7:21am PDT - May 31st, 2020

Watch live as SpaceX’s first astronaut-carrying spacecraft docks with the International Space Station

Today at around 10:30 AM EDT (7:30 AM PDT), SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule will dock with the International Space Station, with NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley on board. The two have been in flight on orbit since launching from Kennedy Space Center …

spacex docking - TechCrunch
6:43am PDT - May 31st, 2020

Watch SpaceX, NASA, and 2 astronauts perform an historic private spaceship docking live online

  • SpaceX on Saturday launched it's first crewed mission into space with the flight of NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken.
  • The astronauts' Crew Dragon spaceship, which they named Endeavour once in orbit, spent the night catching up to …

    spacex docking - Business Insider
    6:01am PDT - May 31st, 2020

Watch live as SpaceX launches its first ever spacecraft with people on board

SpaceX is once again preparing to make history – the private spaceflight company is set to launch its Crew Dragon Demo-2 mission in collaboration with NASA today. This is the second time they’ve prepared to launch this mission, after an attempt on Wednesday l…

spacex docking - TechCrunch
7:22am PDT - May 30th, 2020

SpaceX's big launch aims to send NASA astronauts to the International Space Station — a 21-year-old laboratory orbiting 250 miles above the Earth

  • SpaceX is preparing to launch two NASA astronauts on its Crew Dragon spaceship for the first time.
  • The launch was scheduled for Wednesday afternoon but delayed until Saturday due to bad weather. 
  • The two astronauts are headed to the…

    spacex docking - Business Insider
    5:06am PDT - May 29th, 2020

SpaceX can't wait even 1 second for bad weather to pass for a rocket launch with people because it could endanger their entire mission

  • SpaceX's historic first launch of NASA astronauts was scrubbed on Wednesday due to poor weather, and rescheduled for Saturday.
  • The weather might have cleared up in just 10 to 20 minutes, but the Falcon 9 rocket's launch couldn't wait another…

    spacex docking - Business Insider
    8:00am PDT - May 28th, 2020

How we got to this point

Why is SpaceX launching astronauts to the International Space Station for Nasa?

spacex docking - BBC News
10:07am PDT - May 27th, 2020

The 2 astronauts flying SpaceX's new Crew Dragon spaceship explain what it's like to operate it

  • On Wednesday afternoon, the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft plans to launch its Demo-2 mission.
  • NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are set to pilot the fully automated ship with a touchscreen control panel.
  • "Growing up as a p…

    spacex docking - Business Insider
    7:52am PDT - May 27th, 2020

SpaceX astronaut launch, HBO Max launches, NASCAR Cup Series: 5 things to know Wednesday

SpaceX to launch astronauts into orbit, HBO Max makes its debut and more things to start your Wednesday morning.

spacex docking - USA Today
12:56am PDT - May 27th, 2020

NASA and SpaceX confirm SpaceX’s first ever astronaut launch is a ‘go’

NASA and SpaceX are closer than ever to a moment both have been preparing for since the beginning of the Commercial Crew program in 2010. SpaceX’s Falcon 9 and Crew Dragon spacecraft are now set to fly with NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken onboard,…

spacex docking - TechCrunch
3:27pm PDT - May 25th, 2020

Nasa SpaceX launch: 10 questions about the mission

BBC News answers questions about the first orbital launch of astronauts from US soil in nine years.

spacex docking - BBC News
6:13pm PDT - May 22nd, 2020

The numbers don’t lie—NASA’s move to commercial space has saved money

"Together, we have become stronger for this nation.”

spacex docking - Ars Technica
4:30am PDT - May 20th, 2020

SpaceX made a spaceship-flying video game that will make you wish a NASA astronaut was around to help

  • SpaceX is about to launch its first-ever passengers — NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley — on May 27.
  • To train people to fly its new Crew Dragon spaceship, SpaceX developed software that simulates docking with International Space St…

    spacex docking - Business Insider
    8:50am PDT - May 13th, 2020

SpaceX has released a Crew Dragon simulator, so you can endure the terror of space from home - Mashable

  1. SpaceX has released a Crew Dragon simulator, so you can endure the terror of space from home  Mashable
  2. Try to dock with the International Space Station with this SpaceX Crew Dragon simulator  The Verge
  3. NASA Working Remotely: How As…

    spacex docking - Mashable
    10:53pm PDT - May 12th, 2020

SpaceX simulator shows you what it's actually like to dock Crew Dragon with the Space Station

SpaceX has launched a new browser-based simulator that provides an idea of what it would be like to manually control the docking process of its Crew Dragon spacecraft, the first human-carrying spaceship the company has made. Crew Dragon actually docks with th…

spacex docking - TechCrunch
11:19am PDT - May 12th, 2020

‘This is certainly different’: Astronauts on controlling the Dragon spacecraft via touchscreen

Building a brand new spacecraft means knowing when to innovate and when to stick to flight-proven methods, and for Crew Dragon, SpaceX decided to ditch the buttons and dials and go full touchscreen. The astronauts who will fly it later this month have had lik…

spacex docking - TechCrunch
2:25pm PDT - May 4th, 2020

SpaceX and NASA break down what their historic first astronaut mission will look like

NASA and SpaceX’s most defining moment of our current space era is coming up at the end of this month, with its Demo-2 mission on May 27. The mission will be the first ever launch for SpaceX with humans on board, and for NASA, it’ll mark the first return to U…

spacex docking - TechCrunch
11:47am PDT - May 1st, 2020