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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.

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.

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.

SpaceX to launch NASA astronauts on 31 May, 12.52 am IST: Here is how to watch it LIVE
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SpaceX to launch NASA astronauts on 31 May, 12.52 am IST: Here is how to watch it LIVE

If due to unforeseen circumstances, this mission is not able to launch, it has back-up dates on Sunday, 31 May, 12.52 am IST and Monday, 1 June, 12.30 am IST.

SpaceX's Demo-2 mission called off due to inclement weather, postponed to 31 May, 12.52 am IST
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SpaceX's Demo-2 mission called off due to inclement weather, postponed to 31 May, 12.52 am IST

NASA reported that they had been keeping an eye on the weather but rain, clouds, and lightning violated launch criteria throughout the day.

President Donal Trump to attend launch of NASA astronauts for the first time in nine years, from America
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President Donal Trump to attend launch of NASA astronauts for the first time in nine years, from America

Astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken are scheduled to blast off on Thursday, 2.00 am IST from launch pad 39A from the Kennedy Space Centre.

NASA astronauts launched to the ISS, by SpaceX on Sunday, 31 May, 12.52 am IST will stay longer than originally planned
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NASA astronauts launched to the ISS, by SpaceX on Sunday, 31 May, 12.52 am IST will stay longer than originally planned

Currently, the ISS is running with a skeleton crew of three astronauts and the new mission is supposed to launch on 27 May.

NASA, USGS create a 'blueprint' of the moon that will help in future human space missions
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NASA, USGS create a 'blueprint' of the moon that will help in future human space missions

Information from six Apollo-era regional maps along with data from recent satellite missions to the moon was used to create the map.

US allows expansion of SpaceX, TeleSat Canada into satellite-based internet services
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US allows expansion of SpaceX, TeleSat Canada into satellite-based internet services

Satellite-based service today currently are used for service on ships and aeroplanes.

Tesla board may take action soon as Musk admits to stress on the job
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Tesla board may take action soon as Musk admits to stress on the job

Tesla has been looking for a No 2 executive to take some pressure off Musk, according to sources

Sunita Williams among 9 astronauts to fly on Boeing, Space X spacecraft: NASA
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Sunita Williams among 9 astronauts to fly on Boeing, Space X spacecraft: NASA

Sunita Williams will fly on the spacecraft developed by Elon Musk-owned SpaceX's Crew Dragon.

Elon Musk ends three-day visit to China with confidence in Tesla's future
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Elon Musk ends three-day visit to China with confidence in Tesla's future

Elon Musk had excellent meetings with senior leaders and hopes for Tesla's long-term future in China.

NASA to launch a sensor that will measure space debris around International Space Station
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NASA to launch a sensor that will measure space debris around International Space Station

According to NASA, one more research to be sent to the International Space Station is the Rodent Research-6 (RR-6) investigation.