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 Crew-1 mission to launch four astronauts to the ISS on Monday, 5.57 am IST: How to watch it live
SpaceX's Crew-1 will carry astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover and Shannon Walker of the American space agency and Soichi Noguchi of the Japanese space agency.
The move is part of the US space agency's plan to establish a long-term human presence on the Moon by 2030.
An astronomer went on to give a detailed explanation of the close approach on social media.
HBO to develop miniseries based on Elon Musk's SpaceX; Channing Tatum attached as executive producer
The six-episode series, based on Ashlee Vance's book Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future, will document how Musk handpicks a team of engineers to build and launch the first SpaceX rocket into the orbit.
This is the first public use of the SpaceX-developed internet-from-space satellite constellation.
SpaceX's megaconstellation also sets a precedent for other companies to follow suit with their own, without considering the needs of the astronomy community, say experts.
SpaceX capsule brought 40 mice back in good condition and some of the ordinary mice were injected with the drug after returning they quickly built up more muscle than their companions.
China's space program is run by the military and is secretive and its state media have yet to publish any photos.
The Starlink satellites will provide broadband internet system that will work with transceivers stationed on the ground.
With the three newest members up in orbit, the final SkySat constellation of 21 was completed.
The launch also made use of a re-flown payload fairing, recovered from SpaceX's fourth Starlink satellite launch.
The commercial mission will be the first to the ISS with NASA certification, following the successful Demo-2 mission.
Project Kuiper is supposed to have gotten its names from the region of the Solar System called Kuiper belt.
'Mars is looking real': SpaceX's Starship prototype SN5 aces key 'hop' towards interplanetary travel
The stainless-steel craft lifted itself into the air, and travelled sideways in a brief, uncrewed flight before sticking its landing as planned.
The successful trip opens doors to more people flying to space, what with companies announcing plans to use Crew Dragons to send wealthy tourists to orbit.
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.
Musk said the satellites had been fitted with VisorSat that acts as a set of shades that keep the sun from reflecting off the satellites.
The first crewed flight of the Dragon-2 capsule in May this year carried two astronauts to the ISS on a two-month mission.
The GPS satellite launched on this flight has better capabilities and security and has the potential to impact four billion users around the world.