U.S and Russian Astronauts Are Preparing to Take Off for the International Space Station

American Astronaut Kate Rubins and Russian Cosmonauts Sergey Ryzyikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov are preparing to take off for the International Space Station. The three are set to head into space onboard a Russian Soyuz space capsule from Kazakhstan in October. Rubins, speaking from the Johnson Space Center in Houston on Wednesday, explained why biological research … Read more U.S and Russian Astronauts Are Preparing to Take Off for the International Space Station

NASA astronauts take spacewalk to upgrade ISS batteries

NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy and Robert Behnken conducted a spacewalk early Wednesday outside of the International Space Station to replace lithium ion batteries for one of the station’s power channels. It lasted for six hours and one minute. Before floating out, Cassidy attached a spare mirror to his sleeve to replace one that came off … Read more NASA astronauts take spacewalk to upgrade ISS batteries

NASA astronauts reflect on 1st private space launch

ABC News’ transportation correspondent Gio Benitez caught up with NASA veterans Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley from the International Space Station on June 8. SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/abc #NASA #Space #ISS #Astronauts

SpaceX Launches 60 Starlink Satellites Into Orbit

SpaceX launched a new batch of 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit late Wednesday. This is the second launch in 5 days for SpaceX which recently launched a Falcon 9 rocket with astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station and set a milestone for American aviation. This time the rocket launch … Read more SpaceX Launches 60 Starlink Satellites Into Orbit

Historic public-private partnership spaceflight

Two NASA astronauts have blasted their way into the history books. Last weekend, they were sent into space by Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket and later boarded the International Space Station. It’s a first for a private company and a first in nearly a decade for NASA. Meanwhile, China is expected to launch the last satellite … Read more Historic public-private partnership spaceflight

Watch in full: SpaceX astronauts hold news conference onboard ISS after docking

Watch live coverage from 4.15pm BST as the two US astronauts who arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday via SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule give a press conference. Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will answer questions from space alongside ISS Expedition 63 Crew Commander Chris Cassidy. Mr Behnken and Mr Hurley were launched … Read more Watch in full: SpaceX astronauts hold news conference onboard ISS after docking

SpaceX Nasa Mission: Astronauts welcomed to the space station – BBC News

US astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken have floated into the International Space Station (ISS), and were met with hugs and handshakes from ISS Commander and fellow Nasa astronaut Chris Cassidy and Russian cosmonauts Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner. They spoke to mission control from the spacecraft saying they are honoured to be a small … Read more SpaceX Nasa Mission: Astronauts welcomed to the space station – BBC News

SpaceX Dragon astronauts welcomed to International Space Station

This is the moment the two US test pilots onboard the SpaceX Dragon capsule entered the International Space Station. The capsule carrying Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken pulled up to the station hours earlier and docked automatically without assistance. It was the first time a privately built and owned spacecraft carried astronauts to the orbiting … Read more SpaceX Dragon astronauts welcomed to International Space Station

SpaceX Crew Dragon docks with International Space Station

In the week’s good news, the successful SpaceX launch delivered two astronauts to the International Space Station: Just under 19 hours after launching from Florida, SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule carrying NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley docked with the International Space Station on Sunday, marking the first U.S. space capsule to do so with … Read more SpaceX Crew Dragon docks with International Space Station