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

7 monthes 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

7 monthes 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

7 monthes 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

7 monthes 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

7 monthes 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

7 monthes 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

7 monthes 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

7 monthes 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

7 monthes 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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Self isolation payment: Who can get the £500 payment to self isolate?

Self isolation payment: Who can get the £500 payment to self isolate?

SELF-ISOLATING may mean you can't get to work but the Government could now be giving people who test positive for Covid-19 a one-off £500 payment to stay at home, according to... Read more ...

Boy, 14, is arrested after 15-year-old male was 'shot dead by gang of youths'

Boy, 14, is arrested after 15-year-old male was 'shot dead by gang of youths'

A 15-year-old died after witnesses heard shots fired in the Handsworth area of Birmingham in broad daylight on Thursday afternoon. A 14-year-old boy has been arrested. Read more ...

BBC spends £1m on legal fees fighting equal pay and race discrimination cases

BBC spends £1m on legal fees fighting equal pay and race discrimination cases

The BBC has spent more than £1m on legal fees fighting equal pay and race discrimination cases brought by staff, it has been disclosed. Read more ...

BBC licence fee row erupts as UK will NOT decriminalise non-payment - 'Axe...

BBC licence fee row erupts as UK will NOT decriminalise non-payment - 'Axe the tax!'

PLANS to decriminalise non-payment of the TV licence fee will not go ahead, but the issue remains under "active consideration", the Government has said. Read more ...

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Sri Lanka vs England, second Test day one: live score and latest updates from Galle

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Birmingham stabbing: 15-year-old dies in broad daylight knife attack as...

Birmingham stabbing: 15-year-old dies in broad daylight knife attack as shots 'ring out'

A 15-year-old boy has died after being "set upon" by a group of youths in Birmingham. Read more ...

Scott Morrison and Steve Smith tweet criticised after PMs comments on...

Scott Morrison and Steve Smith tweet criticised after PMs comments on Cricket and Australia Day

A resurfaced Scott Morrison tweet has come back to haunt him after he told Cricket Australia to stay out of politics and 'focus on cricket'. Cricket Australia is calling... Read more ...

BBC blew £1m in legal battles fighting discrimination and equal pay cases

BBC blew £1m in legal battles fighting discrimination and equal pay cases

Solicitors and barristers it hired spent 2,688 hours on such cases from July 2017 to last December, and billed the corporation £1,121,652 - even though the BBC has its own... Read more ...

Ministers eye astonishing plan to give EVERYONE testing positive for Covid a...

Ministers eye astonishing plan to give EVERYONE testing positive for Covid a one-off payment of £500

The proposal, which would cost up to £450million a week, is aimed at encouraging more people to undergo swabs and self-isolate to stop the virus spreading. Read more ...

Google threatens to remove its search function in Australia

Google threatens to remove its search function in Australia

Google has threatened to remove Google Search in Australia if a proposed new law requiring it to pay news organisations for content is passed. Read more ...