The SpaceX Dragon crew capsule, with NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Robert Behnken aboard, docks with the International Space Station on May 31
Russia's space agency criticised US President Donald Trump's "hysteria" about the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from US soil in nine year
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With the liftoff, SpaceX became the first private company to launch people into orbit.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said managers were debating whether to bump the next launch attempt from Saturday to Sunday to take advantage of a slightly improved forecast at Kennedy Space Center.
The launch, which was earlier scheduled on May 27, was called off with less than 17 minutes left due to bad weather.
The countdown, made especially suspenseful by shifting weather conditions, was halted just 16 minutes and 54 seconds before the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket had been due to launch
Moneycontrol's Shraddha Sharma talks about all the details of the launch.
The private rocket company's launch of its first crewed mission on Wednesday from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida will put an end to the US space agency's nine-year hiatus in human spaceflight.
If successful, SpaceX will become the first private company to send astronauts into space.
It will be the first launch of astronauts from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in nine years — ever since the last space shuttle flight in 2011. It also will be the first attempt by a private company to fly astronauts to orbit.
The US space agency had been aiming to conduct the crewed mission in May and is sticking with the plan despite the global coronavirus pandemic.
Use of Zoom and other digital communications has soared as many Americans have been ordered to stay home to slow the spread of coronavirus.
Here are the biggest developments from the world of tech from the week ending March 14.
The Starship SN1 is a test article for the company's planned Starship and Super Heavy rocket.
A Crew Dragon astronaut capsule launched at 10:30 a.m. and softly splashed down about 19 miles (32 km) off the coast of Cape Canaveral in Florida about eight minutes later, after ejecting itself from a rocket that cut off its engines 12 miles (19 km) above the ocean to mimic a launch failure.
The satellites are set to release about one hour after takeoff, bringing the total number of satellites that are part of the US company's Starlink network to just under 180.
Boeing, the world's largest aerospace company, has anchored its attempt to repel space visionaries like Musk and Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos partly on its mission safety record built up over decades of space travel.
The compact flat-panel satellites – weighing just 575 pounds (260 kilograms) each – will join the other 60 launched in May
Earlier this month, Musk announced his plan to surround the Earth with an additional 30,000 satellites, over and above the 12,000 which were part of the original plan.
Last month, Elon Musk had revealed that SpaceX plans a test flight in October that would send the vehicles 20 kilometers up, away from the Earth's surface.
The founder fo SpaceX had first floated the idea to nuke Mars in a 2015 chat show
The mission, dubbed Space Test Program 2 (STP-2), is the third one for the Falcon heavy rocket, described as the most powerful launch system in the world.
But Bridenstine stopped short of offering a clear flight timeline for its multibillion-dollar Commercial Crew Program, and said he would not prejudge the results of an investigation into the incident.
The hyperloop competition is sponsored by SpaceX with the goal of spreading awareness on the idea and invite the best minds from across the world to work on developing the concept.