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SpaceX Crew Dragon faces serious issues on launchpad despite successful test launch
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SpaceX Crew Dragon faces serious issues on launchpad despite successful test launch

In a test launch for their space capsule Crew Dragon, SpaceX faces problems in their last phase.

SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule successfully docks on the International Space Station
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SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule successfully docks on the International Space Station

The docking of the capsule, with only a dummy on board, was concluded nearly 400 kms over the Earth.

SpaceX test launch of Dragon capsule on 2 March: When and where to watch it live
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SpaceX test launch of Dragon capsule on 2 March: When and where to watch it live

Two NASA astronauts may strap into the SpaceX Dragon capsule as early as July this year.

NASA gives a final go-ahead to SpaceX for its first unmanned test flight to ISS
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NASA gives a final go-ahead to SpaceX for its first unmanned test flight to ISS

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
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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
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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.