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How to watch SpaceX's historic Demo-2 astronaut launch live today - CNET

1 month ago   |   By CNET

If weather cooperates, a Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to carry two NASA astronauts from US soil to the space station at 1:33 p.m. PT/4:33 p.m. ET.
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SpaceX NASA launch: Watch live as two astronauts are launched into space

SpaceX NASA launch: Watch live as two astronauts are launched into space

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley are being launched into space on board a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, on a 400 kilometre journey to the International Space Station
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Astronauts on NASA and SpaceX's historic mission are best friends whose wives are both astronauts

Astronauts on NASA and SpaceX's historic mission are best friends whose wives are both astronauts

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

Bob Behnken, 49, and Doug Hurley, 53, are at the helm of SpaceX's first ever crewed spaceflight - the first voyage to the ISS since 2011. Donald Trump and his wife will travel to Florida to watch.
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SpaceX is set to launch astronauts on Wednesday. Here's how Elon Musk's company became NASA's best shot at resurrecting American spaceflight

SpaceX is set to launch astronauts on Wednesday. Here's how Elon Musk's company became NASA's best shot at resurrecting American spaceflight

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

SpaceX is set to launch two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station on Wednesday.
If successful, it will be the first crewed US spacecraft launch since the end of NASA's space shuttle program in 2011.
The historic launch is the product of NASA's Commercial Crew program, a partnership between the space agency and private companies to build spaceships that can ferry astronauts to and from the space station.
Since 2011, NASA has been buying seats for its astronauts on Russian Soyuz spacecraft. The program is meant to end that.
Boeing is also building a spaceship as part of the...
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The 2 astronauts flying SpaceX's new Crew Dragon spaceship explain what it's like to operate it

The 2 astronauts flying SpaceX's new Crew Dragon spaceship explain what it's like to operate it

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

On Wednesday afternoon, the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft plans to launch its Demo-2 mission.
NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are set to pilot the fully automated ship with a touchscreen control panel.
"Growing up as a pilot, my whole career having a certain way to control the vehicle, this is certainly different," Hurley said.
"For those of us who've been living with switches from the 60s for all these years," Behnken added, "a modern interface is something that's pretty exciting."
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SpaceX crew launch comes with new weather constraints for downrange aborts

SpaceX crew launch comes with new weather constraints for downrange aborts

1 month ago   |   By Spaceflight Now

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft stand on launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
Mission managers will be closely monitoring the weather for the first launch of astronauts aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft, not just around the Kennedy Space Center, but along a corridor stretching thousands of miles across the Atlantic Ocean in case the crew capsule has to escape from its Falcon 9 rocket during the climb into orbit.
The parameters to screen for acceptable weather downrange were added on top of the standard launch weather...
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Live coverage: NASA, SpaceX counting down to crucial crew launch today

1 month ago   |   By Spaceflight Now

Live coverage of the mission of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, Crew Dragon spacecraft, and Demo-2 astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken on Dragon's first crewed test flight to the International Space Station. Text updates will appear automatically below. Follow us on Twitter .
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Spaceflight Now members can watch a live view of the Falcon 9 rocket on launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center.
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SpaceX launch at RISK? Weather forecast 'doesn't look positive' for Crew Draqgon launch

SpaceX launch at RISK? Weather forecast 'doesn't look positive' for Crew Draqgon launch

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

SPACEX'S launch of two NASA astronauts today is looking increasingly uncertain due to deteriorating weather conditions.
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NASA launch LIVE: Watch the historic NASA-SpaceX Crew Dragon launch HERE today

NASA launch LIVE: Watch the historic NASA-SpaceX Crew Dragon launch HERE today

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

NASA'S coverage of the SpaceX Crew Dragon launch today marks the return of crewed spaceflight to US soil. Watch the historic NASA launch live online here.
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