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NASA Talking To Private Companies On Taking Over The International Space Station

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  by Tim Pearce NASA is putting together a coalition of private companies that can run the International Space Station as a commercial space lab, The Washington Post reports. The Trump administration plans on ending direct government funding of the ISS by 2025, according to documents uncovered in February. The federal government spends about $3 billion to $4 billion a ...

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Watch: SpaceX to launch a Falcon 9 rocket to resupply the international space station

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SpaceX is targeting Monday, April 2 for an instantaneous launch of its fourteenth Commercial Resupply Services mission (CRS-14) at 4:30 p.m. EDT, or 20:30 UTC, from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. An instantaneous backup launch opportunity is on Tuesday, April 3 at 4:08 p.m. EDT, or 20:08 UTC. Dragon will separate from Falcon ...

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Watch live: Astronauts conduct emergency spacewalk to replace computer system

NASA spacewalk 5-23-17

ASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer are preparing for an emergency spacewalk to replace a fried data relay box. “The spacewalkers are gathering their tools and checking their spacesuits today with assistance from Flight Engineer Thomas Pesquet,” NASA officials explained in a blog update. “The trio are also reviewing the contingency spacewalk procedures.” The computer system, which is vital ...

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WATCH: Trump holds video conference with record breaking NASA astronaut

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President Trump will host a video conference with NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer who are aboard the International Space Station. Whitson broke the record for the most cumulative days in space on Monday. The president will be joined by his daughter, Ivanka Trump, and NASA astronaut Kate Rubins. The conference call will highlight the importance education in science, technology, ...

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WATCH LIVE: NASA conducts a spacewalk at the International Space Station

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NASA conducts a spacewalk at the International Space Station to prepare for the future arrival of commercial spacecraft. WATCH LIVE: NASA spacewalk at the International Space Station WATCH LIVE: NASA conducts a spacewalk at the International Space Station to prepare for the future arrival of commercial spacecraft. Posted by NBC News on Thursday, March 30, 2017

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WATCH: SpaceX CRS-10 Mission Successfully Launches, Lands Falcon 9

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX successfully launched and landed its Falcon 9 rocket on Sunday. The CRS-10 mission is SpaceX’s first launch from historic LC-39A at Kennedy Space Center. Following stage separation, the first stage of Falcon 9 landed at SpaceX’s Landing Zone 1 (LZ-1) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. CRS-10’s mission is to deliver a Dragon capsule containing supplies ...

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