Boeing's Starliner spaceship was sitting atop a rocket on NASA's Florida launchpad, ready for liftoff. Then engineers spotted an error.
Last time the Starliner spacecraft tried to fly to the International Space Station, software issues came up. Now Boeing is set to try again.
The astronauts of Crew-1 were on the International Space Station for six months. They just passed the torch to the next SpaceX mission.
NASA has never flown its own astronauts to and from space for a mission this long. Now SpaceX's Crew Dragon spaceship must bring them back to Earth.
Crew-2 arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday morning. There are now 11 astronauts on the ISS for at least the next four days.
SpaceX has now launched three astronaut missions, which makes the experience "a little bit easier" for Musk.
The Crew-2 mission to the International Space Station launched aboard the same Falcon 9 rocket booster that carried the astronaut mission before it.
SpaceX's reusable Crew Dragon spaceship is reviving human spaceflight for NASA. It's about to launch astronauts from the US, Japan, and Europe.
Both partners in the astronaut couple are part of the SpaceX missions for NASA. But it's getting difficult for their son Theo, McArthur said.
SpaceX astronaut flights to and from the International Space Station are becoming routine. But these missions are still high-stakes.
SpaceX successfully launched four astronauts into orbit for NASA, kicking off an ambitious half-year spaceflight. SpaceX’s Crew Dragon is now on its way to the International Space Station, where it will attempt to dock on Monday night. Astronauts Mike Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, and Soichi Noguchi are set to […]
NASA has given SpaceX the green light to proceed with its most crucial mission yet: launching four astronauts to the International Space Station. The Crew-1 mission was set to launch Saturday but mission managers bumped the flight to Sunday due to weather and technical issues. SpaceX said on Sunday morning […]
SpaceX is set to launch its first full astronaut crew for NASA on Sunday in its newly certified launch system. Since its test launch of two NASA astronauts this summer, SpaceX has made major adjustments to its Falcon 9 rocket, Crew Dragon spaceship, and spaceflight processes. The Crew Dragon has […]
NASA and SpaceX have delayed the launch of their next astronaut mission to 7:27 p.m. EST on Sunday. The launch was scheduled for Saturday but pushed back due to “onshore winds and first-stage booster recovery readiness,” according to NASA. The Crew-1 mission is SpaceX’s first full-length, contracted mission for NASA. […]
SpaceX’s Crew-1 mission launched Sunday evening, rocketing four astronauts into orbit for a half-year spaceflight. The Crew Dragon spaceship is expected to dock to the International Space Station on Monday night. Crew-1 is the first full-length mission NASA has contracted from Elon Musk’s rocket company. It’s poised to be the […]
SpaceX is set to send four astronauts into space on Saturday, launching them on its Falcon 9 rocket, then flying them to the space station aboard its Crew Dragon spaceship. NASA certified that whole system for human spaceflight on Tuesday, making Crew Dragon the first commercial spacecraft ever to receive […]
SpaceX is set to launch four astronauts to the space station for NASA later this month. After inspecting the data from its first astronaut flight, SpaceX made four big upgrades to its Crew Dragon spaceship. The next capsule will have new manoeuvring capabilities, a reinforced heat shield, longer-lasting solar panels, […]