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Watch: SpaceX to Make Second Attempt at First Manned Mission to Space from U.S. Soil in Over a Decade – 5/30/20

After standing down from launch on Saturday, May 27 due to weather, SpaceX is now targeting Saturday, May 30 for Falcon 9’s launch of Crew Dragon’s second demonstration (Demo-2) mission from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This test flight with NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley on board the Dragon spacecraft will return ...

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Scrubbed: SpaceX Launch Attempt of First Manned Mission from U.S. in More Than a Decade – 5/27/20

SpaceX was targeting Wednesday, May 27 for Falcon 9’s launch of Crew Dragon’s second demonstration (Demo-2) mission from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The flight was scrubbed due to weather and will be rescheduled for May 30, 2020. The instantaneous launch window opens at 4:33 p.m. EDT, or 20:33 UTC, with backup instantaneous launch ...

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SpaceX Update: We’ve Figured Out What Caused the Crew Dragon Capsule Failure and How to Fix It

On Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 18:13 UTC, SpaceX conducted a series of static fire engine tests of the Crew Dragon In-Flight Abort test vehicle on a test stand at SpaceX’s Landing Zone 1, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Crew Dragon’s design includes two distinct propulsion systems – a low-pressure bi-propellant propulsion system with sixteen Draco thrusters for ...

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SpaceX Docked Its ‘Crew Dragon’ Capsule with the Space Station This Weekend

At 2:49 a.m. EST on March 2, SpaceX launched Crew Dragon’s first demonstration mission from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This test flight without crew on board the spacecraft is intended to demonstrate SpaceX’s capabilities to safely and reliably fly astronauts to and from the International Space Station as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew ...

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SpaceX Sends Dragon Crew Capsule to Space Station and Back [Video]

The ability for the United States to send its astronauts into space ended with the shuttle program in 2011, but SpaceX, in partnership with NASA, will be one step away from fixing that on Saturday. More than seven years after Shuttle Atlantis completed the program’s last mission, America has a new way to transport humans to the International Space Station: ...

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