Crew Dragon News
In a test launch for their space capsule Crew Dragon, SpaceX faces problems in their last phase.
The docking of the capsule, with only a dummy on board, was concluded nearly 400 kms over the Earth.
Two NASA astronauts may strap into the SpaceX Dragon capsule as early as July this year.
The approval cleared a key hurdle for SpaceX, stalled since space shuttle missions came to an end in 2011.
Elon Musk reveals SpaceX's full body suit for astronauts on Instagram, and it certainly looks futuristic
This suit will be worn by SpaceX astronauts during crewed missions to the International Space Station from as early as next year.
Nasa wants to use spacecraft from Boeing and SpaceX as lifeboats for the International Space Station
Nasa is working with private American companies to prime spacecraft for use as escape pods, to return to Earth quickly in case of a crisis.