SpaceX and Axiom Send Special Astronaut Team to Space Station

[ad_1] On Friday, a retired NASA astronaut and three paying customers embarked on a journey to the International Space Station. The mission is the first to go to the space station where all passengers are private citizens, and the first time NASA has collaborated in organizing a space tourism visit. NASA officials said the flight …

SpaceX and Axiom Send Special Astronaut Team to Space Station

[ad_1] On Friday, a retired NASA astronaut and three paying customers embarked on a journey to the International Space Station. The mission is the first to go to the space station where all passengers are private citizens, and the first time NASA has collaborated in organizing a space tourism visit. NASA officials said the flight …

Russian Flight Suits Wasn’t a Political Statement, NASA Astronaut

[ad_1] There were three Russian astronauts Not making a political statement when they board the International Space Station in mid-March He wears yellow flight suits with blue accents, which are the colors of the Ukrainian flag, according to a NASA astronaut who was on station to greet them. “I think the people wearing them didn’t …

Who Can Be Called an Astronaut? The FAA Won’t Tell Anymore.

[ad_1] Jeff Bezos is officially an astronaut. Really – just ask the federal government. The Federal Aviation Administration said Friday it is ending a program that awards small gold badges called “Commercial Space Astronaut Wings” to certain individuals flying into space by private spacecraft. But before the program officially retires in January, the agency said …

SpaceX Carries NASA Astronaut Mission Home with Safe Water Landing

[ad_1] Four astronauts in a SpaceX-built capsule swooped through the Florida night sky like a meteor before leaping into the Gulf of Mexico on Monday night. The water landing closed a mobile six-month stay on the International Space Station. The space travelers were part of a mission called Crew-2: NASA’s Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur; …

SpaceX Mission: How to Watch NASA Take Its Astronaut Out of Space

[ad_1] After an eventful stay on the International Space Station, four astronauts from the NASA Crew-2 mission are scheduled to return to Earth on Monday. Here’s what you need to know about their journey home. When will the astronauts leave the space station? On Monday, crew members will don their spacesuits, attach to a SpaceX-built …

SpaceX Launches Astronaut Crew Like No Other in Orbital Adventure

[ad_1] KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — A SpaceX rocket took off from a launch pad here Wednesday night and took four Americans on a three-day Earth-orbiting adventure like no other. None of the crew work for NASA. Known as Inspiration4, the mission is the first orbital trip where none of the people on board are …