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SpaceX, Axiom Space sign deal for three private Crew Dragon missions to the ISS
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SpaceX, Axiom Space sign deal for three private Crew Dragon missions to the ISS

The three missions - Ax-2, Ax-3 and Ax-4 - will be conducted six months apart and will all last for around eight days.

Had to remind myself to breathe: SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts detail night-time landing
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Had to remind myself to breathe: SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts detail night-time landing

Soon, space "tourists" -- civilians who are not professional astronauts -- will take their places on Dragon.

Four astronauts splash down at night for the first time since 1968 in SpaceX crew dragon
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Four astronauts splash down at night for the first time since 1968 in SpaceX crew dragon

The four astronauts on Crew-1 are NASA astronauts Victor Glover, Michael Hopkins, Shannon Walker and JAXA astronaut Soichi Noguchi.

SpaceX, NASA to launch space station Crew-2 mission with four astronauts on 20 April
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SpaceX, NASA to launch space station Crew-2 mission with four astronauts on 20 April

The mission will be the first time that two international partner crew members are flying together, NASA said.

Spacex Crew-1 mission is a success, Falcon 9 safely launches four astronauts to the ISS
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Spacex Crew-1 mission is a success, Falcon 9 safely launches four astronauts to the ISS

The flight to the space station — 27 1/2 hours door to door — should be entirely automated, although the crew can take control if needed

SpaceX's Endeavour crew capsule nails water landing, brings NASA astronauts home in historic mission for US
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SpaceX's Endeavour crew capsule nails water landing, brings NASA astronauts home in historic mission for US

Endeavour autonomously undocked from the ISS on Sunday, 2 August at 5:05 am IST and less than a day later, splashdown in Florida.

NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy, Bob Behnken to take part in second spacewalk at 5 pm IST today: How to watch it live
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NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy, Bob Behnken to take part in second spacewalk at 5 pm IST today: How to watch it live

The spacewalk is being conducted to swap out six nickel-hydrogen batteries with three lithium-ion batteries and will last six-seven hours.

SpaceX Demo-2 success ushers in new era in spaceflight, and India’s space ecosystem needs to adapt
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SpaceX Demo-2 success ushers in new era in spaceflight, and India’s space ecosystem needs to adapt

As the global space economy undergoes a massive disruption, and space becomes increasingly entrepreneurial, India is faced with an important choice.

ISRO congratulates NASA, SpaceX on a job well done on the 'historic' launch of US astronauts to ISS
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ISRO congratulates NASA, SpaceX on a job well done on the 'historic' launch of US astronauts to ISS

This launch marked the first time a privately built and owned spacecraft carried NASA astronauts to the International Space Station.

NASA-SpaceX ends a nine-year launch drought in the US by successfully launching two astronauts
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NASA-SpaceX ends a nine-year launch drought in the US by successfully launching two astronauts

Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are on their way to the ISS and will dock automatically around 7.00 pm IST, 19 hours after the lift-off.

SpaceX-NASA mission: A breakdown on rocket, crew capsule, astronauts, launch sequence
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SpaceX-NASA mission: A breakdown on rocket, crew capsule, astronauts, launch sequence

This mission is the final test flight and if it is successful, then NASA will certify SpaceX to continue to fly humans to space.

Superhero spacesuits: Elon Musk’s SpaceX astronaut suit is like a Tuxedo for the Starship Enterprise
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Superhero spacesuits: Elon Musk’s SpaceX astronaut suit is like a Tuxedo for the Starship Enterprise

What the SpaceX suits evoke most of all is James Bond’s tuxedo if it were redesigned by Tony Stark as an upgrade for James T. Kirk’s next big adventure.

SpaceX reaches for milestone in human spaceflight – a private company will launch NASA astronauts into orbit
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SpaceX reaches for milestone in human spaceflight – a private company will launch NASA astronauts into orbit

Compared to an average space shuttle mission that cost US$1.6 billion, NASA is paying only $55 million per seat for SpaceX’s upcoming ISS flights.

A new era dawns in human spaceflight: SpaceX needs to get the rocket science right to launch the NASA astronauts
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A new era dawns in human spaceflight: SpaceX needs to get the rocket science right to launch the NASA astronauts

This launch will put SpaceX ahead of other commercial companies including Boeing’s Starliner and Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser.

NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are badass astronauts and dads: SpaceX president Gwynne Shotwell
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NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are badass astronauts and dads: SpaceX president Gwynne Shotwell

Both are former military pilots who rose to the rank of colonel — Behnken in the US Air Force, Hurley in the Marines — before joining NASA in 2000.

Who are the NASA astronauts, Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken, who will pilot SpaceX's crew capsule?
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Who are the NASA astronauts, Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken, who will pilot SpaceX's crew capsule?

Hurley and Behnken — both two-time space shuttle fliers — were among four astronauts chosen in 2015 for NASA’s commercial crew program.

What do we know spacex’s astronaut suits and the vehicle they use to travel to the launchpad; launch on Sunday, 31 May, 12.52 am IST
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What do we know spacex’s astronaut suits and the vehicle they use to travel to the launchpad; launch on Sunday, 31 May, 12.52 am IST

Musk named his rocket after the “Star Wars” Millennium Falcon and the capsule's name comes from his jab at the doubters when he started SpaceX.

Looking at the journey of how NASA and its astronauts became one of SpaceX’s biggest customers
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Looking at the journey of how NASA and its astronauts became one of SpaceX’s biggest customers

NASA planted the seeds for a commercial program, starting a competition for companies to send cargo to the International Space Station.

NASA has purchased an additional Soyuz seat from Russian space agency, as a failsafe, to ensure it will have a ride to the ISS
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NASA has purchased an additional Soyuz seat from Russian space agency, as a failsafe, to ensure it will have a ride to the ISS

NASA would compensate for bumping a Russian cosmonaut from the flight by flying their cargo to the ISS on a US-built spacecraft.

A decade in the making: After a few stumbles and explosions, NASA will launch its astronauts to the ISS on Sunday, 31 May, 12.52 am IST
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A decade in the making: After a few stumbles and explosions, NASA will launch its astronauts to the ISS on Sunday, 31 May, 12.52 am IST

Astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken will blast off atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center launchpad.