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Mar 19th, 2021
SpaceX to Build Lunar Lander
The craft will eventually put the first woman and person of color on the moon.
Apr 19th, 2021
3 Men Paying $55M Each to Fly to Space Station
The first crew will spend eight days at the space station.
Jan 27th, 2021
Astronauts Arrive at Launch Site for 2nd SpaceX Crew Flight
For NASA, it marks the long-awaited start of regular crew rotations at the International Space Station.
Nov 9th, 2020
NASA Moon-Landing Tech Hitches Ride to Space on Bezos Rocket
The 10-minute flight tested new technology that could help put astronauts back on the moon.
Oct 14th, 2020
Radish Seeds, Meats and Cheeses Launched to Space Station
Among the delicacies requested by the astronauts: proscuitto, Genoa salami, smoked Gouda and provolone.
Oct 5th, 2020
SpaceX Capsule, NASA Crew Make 1st Splashdown in 45 Years
The astronauts' ride back to Earth was fast, bumpy and hot — at least on the outside.
Aug 3rd, 2020
SpaceX Opens Era of Amateur Astronauts, Cosmic Movie Sets
It doesn’t quite reach the fantasized heights of George Jetson and Iron Man, but still promises plenty of thrills.
Jun 8th, 2020
SpaceX Beats Boeing in Cosmic Contest
Astronauts claimed the flag left at the International Space Station by the last crew to launch from the U.S. nearly a decade ago.
Jun 2nd, 2020
SpaceX on Cusp of Launching Astronauts
The planned afternoon liftoff to the International Space Station will be the first launch of Americans from U.S. soil in nearly a decade.
May 27th, 2020
Weather Might Delay SpaceX's 1st Astronaut Launch
Forecasters put the odds of acceptable launch weather at 40%.
May 26th, 2020
NASA, SpaceX Pick Date to Resume Launches
Astronaut launches will begin from the U.S. after nine years of complete Russian dependence.
Apr 19th, 2020