Russian Space Agency On SpaceX Flight: Don’t Really Understand Hysteria

Elon Musk taunted Russia and US President Donald Trump vowed to beat it to Mars. Moscow, Russia: Moscow space officials on Sunday said they were puzzled by “hysteria” around the successful SpaceX flight as Elon Musk taunted Russia and US President Donald Trump vowed to beat it to Mars. On Saturday, SpaceX made history by …
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SpaceX Craft With NASA Astronauts Docks With International Space Station

The “hard capture” of the spacecraft was taken when an airtight seal was completed Washington: A SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule carrying two NASA astronauts docked Sunday with the International Space Station, the first time a crewed US spacecraft has performed the feat in nearly a decade. It was also a first for the private sector, …
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SpaceX, NASA Delay Milestone Mission Over Lightning Fears

After a day of suspense, SpaceX’s landmark launch to the International Space Station — the first crewed mission to blast off from US soil in almost a decade — was scrubbed Wednesday due to fears of a lightning strike. With NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley strapped into the Crew Dragon capsule, the launch …
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NASA Astronauts Behnken, Hurley Head for ISS on Historic SpaceX Flight

Two veteran NASA astronauts were headed for the International Space Station on Saturday after Elon Musk’s SpaceX became the first commercial company to launch a rocket carrying humans into orbit, ushering in a new era in space travel. SpaceX’s two-stage Falcon 9 rocket with astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley aboard blasted off flawlessly in …
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Russian Space Agency Congratulates SpaceX On Rocket Launch

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Crew Dragon spacecraft lifts off in Florida. (AFP) Moscow: Russia’s space agency, until now the only one able to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, on Sunday congratulated the US SpaceX company over its successful launch of a manned rocket. Saturday’s launch from the Kennedy Space Center …
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US President Donald Trump Says SpaceX Dragon Capsule Successfully Reaches Low Earth Orbit

Trump said that the launch marks a commitment to a brighter future for all citizens on Earth. (File) Florida: US President Donald Trump on Saturday (local time) said that the SpaceX Dragon Capsule has successfully reached low Earth orbit and the two NASA astronauts are safe and sound. “I am thrilled to announce that the …
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US President Donald Trump Says It’s Incredible As SpaceX Rocket Leaves Launchpad:

US Vice President Mike Pence and US President Donald Trump watch the SpaceX launch. US President Donald Trump, witnessing the launch Saturday of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on a historic first private crewed flight into space, said of the event: “It’s incredible.” “This is just the beginning,” he said. “It’s really something special.” “Space …
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SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Blasts Off In Historic First Crewed Mission By Private Firm

The Falcon 9 rocket sent two veteran NASA astronauts to the International Space Station A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying two veteran NASA astronauts lifted off on Saturday on an historic first private crewed flight into space. The two-stage Falcon 9 rocket with astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley aboard blasted off smoothly in a …
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SpaceX, NASA to Try Again for Landmark Launch of 2 Astronauts From US Soil

Elon Musk’s private rocket company SpaceX was set for a repeat attempt at launching two Americans into orbit on Saturday from Florida for a mission that would mark the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from US soil in nine years. The mission’s first launch try on Wednesday was called off with less than 17 minutes …
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SpaceX Starship Rocket Prototype Explodes on Texas Test Pad

A prototype of SpaceX’s upcoming heavy-lift rocket, Starship, exploded on Friday during ground tests in south Texas as Elon Musk’s space company pursued an aggressive development schedule to fly the launch vehicle for the first time. The testing explosion was unrelated to SpaceX’s upcoming launch of two NASA astronauts from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center using …
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