NASA is getting ready to send astronauts to explore more of the Moon as part of the Artemis program, and the agency has selected #SpaceX to continue development of the first commercial human lander that will safely carry the next two American astronauts to the lunar surface. At least one of those astronauts will make [...]
On May 23, 2020 NASA and SpaceX conducted a full and final dress rehearsal in preparation for their upcoming Demo-2 launch to the International Space Station. This is highlight footage released by NASA of the dress rehearsal activities. This video is buried in the NASA galleries so I wanted to provided here for easier access!There [...]
NASA conducted their first (of two) flight readiness reviews (FRR) to prepare for the SpaceX Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station. This is the press conference following the review which resulted in a GO to proceed towards launch on May 27, 2020. Timestamps listed below.This is a highlight clip from our live stream. Full [...]
NASA Astronauts Bob Behnken & Doug Hurley arrived to NASA's Kennedy Space Center on May 20, 2020 in preparation for SpaceX's Demo-2 (DM-2) mission which is scheduled for May 27, 2020 at 4:33pm EDT (21:33 UTC). Timestamps listed below.This is a highlight clip from our live stream. Full live stream video available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJzgkNgi1hg />#SpaceX [...]
NASA and SpaceX are under two months away from their currently scheduled launch date for the first crewed missions of American astronauts, on American rockets, from American soil; but that doesn't mean it's too early to plan for what's coming after that.
SpaceX announced that one of their final preparation tests with their Crew Dragon capsule's parachute systems did not go as planned. The company and their test operators were forced to drop their Crew Dragon mockup capsule early during the test to protect the safety of the helicopter crew.