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Trump will attend the historic NASA and SpaceX astronaut launch in Florida next week

REUTERS/Leah Millis President Donald Trump said he will attend the historic NASA and SpaceX laun.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 22nd, 2020

SpaceX is launching its first human crew to space today. How coronavirus impacted their preparations

Ahead of the historic launch of NASA astronauts aboard a.....»»

Category: topSource: latimes1 hr. 43 min. ago

6 ways to watch SpaceX"s historic first rocket launch of NASA astronauts live online

Ben Cooper/SpaceX SpaceX is about to launch its highest-stakes mission since Elon Musk founded the company in 2002: Its first launch of people.  NASA is wo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider18 hr. 13 min. ago

NASA"s chief brought back a famous old "worm" logo for SpaceX to use during its historic first launch of astronauts

SpaceX via Twitter NASA is bringing back its famous red "worm" logo as the agency gears up for SpaceX's first launch of astronauts.  The logo was discontinued in the 1990s and swapped out for the now better.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider18 hr. 13 min. ago

NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are slated to fly SpaceX"s Crew Dragon spaceship this week. Here"s how they"ve prepared.

SpaceX NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will be the first to fly SpaceX's Crew Dragon spaceship — and the first people in history to fly any commercial spaceship. The duo is set to launch Crew Drago.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider20 hr. 13 min. ago

Bad weather might delay SpaceX"s historic launch of NASA astronauts to May 30

REUTERS/Steve Nesius Bad weather might push SpaceX's historic first flight of NASA astronauts to its backup launch date on May 30. Forecasts show just a 40% chance that rain and clouds won't make conditions unsafe for the scheduled launch o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 23rd, 2020

"We are a go": SpaceX just cleared 2 huge hurdles toward its first rocket launch of NASA astronauts into space next week

John Raoux/AP Photo SpaceX is preparing to launch its first people into orbit on Wednesday us.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 23rd, 2020

2 NASA astronauts will drive a Tesla Model X out to their SpaceX rocket before launching on a historic space mission

NASA SpaceX is scheduled to launch its first crewed mission, called Demo-2, on May 27 at 4:33 p.m. ET. NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will fly rocket company's Crew Dragon spaceship on a mission tha.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 13th, 2020

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

SpaceX vis YouTube SpaceX is about to launch its first-ever passengers — NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley — on May .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 13th, 2020

Here’s when SpaceX plans to launch humans

Human space launches are one step closer to returning to Central Florida after a successful test launch. NASA and Hawthorne, California-based SpaceX are targeting second-quarter 2020 for a crewed launch of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft, SpaceX f.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 21st, 2020

SpaceX on track to launch in Central Florida soon

A SpaceX launch for NASA planned for this weekend from Florida's Cape Canaveral is on track for an on-time launch. Hawthorne, California rocket company SpaceX will test its Crew Dragon space capsule on Jan. 18, lifting off atop a Falcon 9 rocket from .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 17th, 2020

Boeing astronaut capsule faces key test on trip to space station

Boeing Co is set to launch its new astronaut capsule on Friday on its first unmanned journey to the International Space Station, a milestone test for the U.S. aerospace firm that is vying with SpaceX to revive NASA's human spaceflight capabilities......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 19th, 2019

SpaceX"s biggest rivals are about to test-launch a new astronaut space taxi for the first time

Kim Shiflett/NASA O.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 17th, 2019

The public Trump impeachment hearings begin Wednesday. Here"s who"s testifying and how to watch

Reuters The House of Representatives will launch public hearings this week into whether President Donald Trump should be impeached. The move marks a historic inflection point in Trump's roller coas.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 11th, 2019

SpaceX is about to launch a NASA telescope that could discover thousands of new alien planets

NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Elon Musk's rocket company, SpaceX, is launching a new NASA telescope next week. The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) wi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 12th, 2018

SpaceX inches closer to testing new manned capsule

Hawthorne, Calif.-based rocket company SpaceX looks to be on schedule to test launch its manned space capsule. The Elon Musk-owned company last week tweeted a photo of its Crew Dragon space capsule. "Crew Dragon arrived in Florida this week ahead of .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 18th, 2018

This veteran NASA astronaut has tried SpaceX and Boeing"s new spaceships — here"s what she thinks

NASA/Kim Shiflett After nearly a decade of effort, SpaceX and Boeing are preparing to launch the first NASA astronauts on commercial spaceships......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 3rd, 2018

Exclusive: SpaceX, Boeing design risks threaten new delays for U.S. space program

NASA has warned SpaceX and Boeing Co of design and safety concerns for their competing astronaut launch systems, according to industry sources and a new government report, threatening the U.S. bid to revive its human spaceflight program later this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 21st, 2019

NASA warned SpaceX, Boeing about rocket design

NASA has warned SpaceX and Boeing Co of design and safety concerns for their competing astronaut launch systems, according to industry sources and a new government report, threatening the U.S. bid to revive its human spaceflight program later this year......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersFeb 21st, 2019

SpaceX plans a test flight of its astronaut capsule next week — but without astronauts

NASA officials said Friday that they have rev.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesFeb 22nd, 2019

What To Know About NASA And SpaceX"s Crew Dragon Launch

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Falcon 9 is scheduled to launch the Crew Dragon Wednesday af.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzinga29 min. ago