NASA’s SpaceX Crew Dragon astronauts will return to Earth on August 2nd

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Two months after NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley traveled via SpaceX’s Crew Dragon to the International Space Station (ISS), they’ll return to Earth. NASA is planning for the SpaceX Crew Dragon to splash down in the Atlantic Ocean …

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EU will speed up its spaceflight plans in response to SpaceX and China

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The modern space race is heating up, and the European Union is acutely aware that it needs to keep pace. Space chief Thierry Breton told Reuters in an interview that the EU is accelerating its plans in light of rapid progress by private compan…

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NASA’s iconic ‘worm’ logo will adorn the Falcon 9 Crew Dragon rocket

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When Space X’s Crew Dragon craft carries its first complement of astronauts to the International Space Station later this year, it will do so with NASA’s iconic “worm” logo emblazoned on the side of its Falcon 9 rocket. NASA administrator Jim Bridens…

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Two more astronauts join SpaceX’s first crewed mission to the ISS

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Two more astronauts have been assigned to the first operational crewed flight of SpaceX's Crew Dragon on a mission to the International Space Station (ISS). NASA astronaut Shannon Walker and Noguchi Soichi, of the Japanese Aerospace Ex…

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