SpaceX brings 4 astronauts home in midnight leap

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX brought four astronauts home with a midnight splash in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday, closing the busiest month ever for Elon Musk’s taxi service. Three U.S. astronauts and a German in the capsule were bobbing off the coast of Florida near Tampa less than 24 hours after leaving […]

US and Russian Astronauts Landed Together Amid the War in Ukraine

NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei landed in Kazakhstan with two Russian colleagues on Wednesday after spending 355 days in space. Mr. Vande Hei and his Russian crewmates Anton Shkaplerov and Pyotr Dubrov flew home together in a Russian spacecraft under the guidance of their Russian flight controllers. Mr. Vande Hei was greeted at the landing […]

Russian Board of Astronauts ISS Colors Similar to Ukraine Flag

Three Russian astronauts were launched to the International Space Station early Friday. A few hours later, the Soyuz spacecraft docked at the space station, and when they boarded the orbiting outpost, they were wearing flight suits in striking colors of yellow and blue, similar to the colors of the Ukrainian flag. The Russian astronauts said […]

NFL, TV’s Michael Strahan flies in space with astronaut’s daughter

Football star and television celebrity Michael Strahan caught up on space travel with Jeff Bezos’ rocket launch company on Saturday and shared the journey with the daughter of America’s first astronaut. blue originThe New Shepard rocket took off from West Texas and dispatched the capsule on a 10-minute flight with two VIP guests and four […]

NASA Postpones Spacewalk by Showing Astronauts the Threat of Space Debris

The weapons test, carried out by the Russian Ministry of Defense, took place at a time when tensions between the USA and Russia increased. US officials warn allies Moscow is building a military presence on the Ukrainian border. And the missile test’s security threats to the space station also occurred when NASA negotiated with Russia’s […]

Russian Anti-Satellite Weapons Test Wreck Forces Astronauts to Bunker

Russia tested an anti-satellite missile on Monday, destroying one of its own satellites in orbit. The test created a vast cloud of debris that continued to orbit the Earth, and some of the material dangerously approached the International Space Station, forcing the astronauts to take shelter for hours in a pair of spacecraft that could […]

SpaceX Crew-3 Astronauts, Space Station with Dock

The four astronauts boarded the International Space Station on Thursday after a day’s tour inside a spacecraft built by Elon Musk’s space company SpaceX. The quad pushed the number of people flying into space to more than 600, marking another milestone in 2021, the busiest year for manned spaceflight in more than a decade. SpaceX’s […]

SpaceX To Launch NASA Team-3 Astronauts: How To Watch

Exit Crew Dragon. Enter another Crew Dragon. On Wednesday night, SpaceX will carry another team of astronauts to the International Space Station for about six months. The mission is called Crew-3 and its astronauts will replace Crew-2, a quartet of European and Japanese astronauts NASA completed Monday night in a water landing in the Gulf […]

Why Don’t Astronauts Have Injuries? 12 Flyer Evidence Search

Eric Ingram often travels the world in his wheelchair. The 31-year-old CEO of SCOUT Inc., a smart satellite components company, was born with Freeman-Sheldon Syndrome, a rare condition that affects his joints and keeps him from dreaming of becoming an astronaut. He applied twice and was rejected. But on a private plane flight this week, […]

After Launch, SpaceX Inspiration4 Astronauts Will Health Check

When astronauts return to Earth from space, they may experience a host of health and physical problems after landing as a result of living without gravity. During flights of up to six months, astronauts may experience difficulties with balance, muscle weakness, and cardiovascular deconditioning. NASA. Although the Inspiration4 flight only lasted three days, all four […]