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How NASA astronauts will escape if SpaceX launch goes wrong tonight

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

The mission will see astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley launched into space on board a Falcon 9 rocket, on a 400 kilometre journey to the International Space Station
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NASA launch - SpaceX's step-by-step plan for tonight's historic astronaut launch

NASA launch - SpaceX's step-by-step plan for tonight's historic astronaut launch

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

The NASA and SpaceX mission will see astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley launched into space on board a Falcon 9 rocket, on a 400 kilometre journey to the International Space Station
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Meet Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken, 2 'badass' astronauts, engineers, and dads who are poised to make history for SpaceX, NASA and the world

Meet Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken, 2 'badass' astronauts, engineers, and dads who are poised to make history for SpaceX, NASA and the world

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

SpaceX is about to launch two people to space - its first-ever human mission since Elon Musk founded the rocket company 18 years ago.
SpaceX's new Crew Dragon spaceship will be piloted by NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley during the test flight, called Demo-2.
Both men are military test pilots, engineers, members of the same NASA astronaut class, and flew on two space shuttle missions. They each also married astronauts and have a son.
Fellow astronauts describe Behnken and Hurley as deceptively intelligent and say they'd fly with either or both of them in a moment.
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SpaceX rocket carrying astronauts to the ISS will be visible over the UK tonight

SpaceX rocket carrying astronauts to the ISS will be visible over the UK tonight

1 month ago   |   By Metro

SpaceX is flying two astronauts up to the ISS tonight - you'll be able to see it
Over in America, Nasa is getting ready to launch two astronauts up to orbit so they can join the International Space Station .
But rather than hopping aboard a Nasa rocket, the space adventurers will be riding in a Crew Dragon spacecraft atop a Falcon 9 rocket. Both of which are made by Elon Musk's private company SpaceX.
The launch is slated to take place at 5.33pm in Florida, meaning it'll blast off at 9.33pm UK time.
And, if all goes to plan, you should be able to see it for yourself.
It'll take about 15...
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Space X launch of NASA astronauts tonight is 'a new era in spaceflight'

Space X launch of NASA astronauts tonight is 'a new era in spaceflight'

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

NASA and SpaceX have teamed up for the Demo-2 blast-off which will send two astronauts to the International Space Station in the Crew Dragon capsule atop the Falcon 9 rocket
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Who are the NASA SpaceX astronauts in tonight's historic rocket launch

Who are the NASA SpaceX astronauts in tonight's historic rocket launch

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

The NASA astronauts crewing the SpaceX rocket launch, Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken, hail from humble roots but will shoot for the stars tonight as they prepare for an historic lift-off in the Falcon 9
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