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Launch Date No Earlier Than March 1 Set for Crew-8

By |2024-02-15T12:50:00-05:00February 15th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , , |

  Members of NASA’s SpaceX Crew-8 from right to left, NASA astronauts Jeanette Epps, mission specialist; Matthew Dominick, commander; Michael Barratt, pilot; and Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexander Grebenkin, mission specialist; participate in the Crew Equipment Interface Test at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida on Friday, Jan. 12, 2024. Photo credit: SpaceXNASA and SpaceX [...]

NASA, SpaceX Target Late February for Crew-8 Launch to Station

By |2024-02-13T08:10:00-05:00February 13th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Official SpaceX Crew-8 portrait with Roscosmos cosmonaut and Mission Specialist Aleksandr Grebenkin, and Pilot Michael Barratt, Commander Matthew Dominick, and Mission Specialist Jeanette Epps, all three NASA astronauts. Photo credit: NASA/Bill StaffordNASA and SpaceX are targeting no earlier than 12:49 a.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 28, for the launch of the agency’s SpaceX Crew-8 mission [...]

NASA, SpaceX Target NET Feb. 22 to Launch Crew-8

By |2024-01-31T17:23:00-05:00January 31st, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Official SpaceX Crew-8 portrait with Roscosmos cosmonaut and Mission Specialist Aleksandr Grebenkin, and Pilot Michael Barratt, Commander Matthew Dominick, and Mission Specialist Jeanette Epps, all three NASA astronauts. Photo credit: NASA/Bill StaffordNASA and SpaceX are targeting no earlier than Thursday, Feb. 22, for the launch of the agency’s Crew-8 mission to the International Space [...]

NASA Astronauts Complete Key Boeing Mission Simulation

By |2024-01-31T15:28:00-05:00January 31st, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , , |

NASA astronauts Suni Williams and Barry “Butch” Wilmore emerge from the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024, as part of an integrated crew exercise simulation for NASA’s Boeing Crew Flight Test (CFT). Photo credit: NASA/Isaac WatsonNASA astronauts Suni Williams and Butch [...]

NASA, Boeing Move into Next Phases of Flight Test Prep

By |2024-01-24T17:41:00-05:00January 24th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner crew ship is pictured docked to the Harmony module’s forward port on the International Space Station as the orbitng complex flew 261 miles above the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Mexican state of Nayarit. Photo credit: NASANASA and Boeing teams are preparing for a flight test no earlier than mid-April [...]

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-8 Visits Dragon, Tests Equipment Ahead of Launch

By |2024-01-17T16:41:00-05:00January 17th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , , |

From left to right, Roscosmos cosmonaut mission specialist Alexander Grebenkin; NASA astronauts Michael Barratt, pilot; Matthew Dominick, commander; and mission specialist Jeanette Epps, who will fly aboard NASA’s SpaceX Crew-8, participate in the Crew Equipment Interface Test at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. Photo credit: SpaceXCrew members set to fly aboard NASA’s [...]

Starliner Parachute System Upgrade Tested Before Crewed Flight

By |2024-01-12T10:00:00-05:00January 12th, 2024|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , , |

A NASA C-130 cargo aircraft releases a dart-shaped test vehicle above the U.S. Army’s Yuma Proving Ground on Jan. 9 to begin the testing sequence for a Boeing Starliner parachute system. Credit: U.S. Army Yuma Proving GroundA modified parachute system for Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft for NASA’s Commercial Crew Program was tested over the Arizona [...]

NASA Announces Winners of 2024 Commercial Crew Program Artwork Contest

By |2023-12-21T13:44:00-05:00December 21st, 2023|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , , |

NASA received more than 3,000 entries from around the world for this year’s Commercial Crew Program (CCP) Children’s Artwork Calendar contest. Of those, the agency has selected 36 first-, second-, and third-place winners to display in the calendar for 2024. The contest invited children to submit original artwork related to four overarching themes: rockets [...]

Mission Specialist Assigned to NASA’s Boeing Starliner-1 Mission

By |2023-11-22T09:58:00-05:00November 22nd, 2023|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Canadian Space Agency astronaut Joshua Kutryk joins NASA astronauts Mike Fincke and Scott Tingle as part of NASA’s Boeing Starlier-1 mission crew. Photo credit: NASACSA (Canadian Space Agency) astronaut Joshua Kutryk has been selected as a mission specialist for NASA’s Boeing Starliner-1 mission – the first crew rotation flight for the spacecraft to the [...]

Progress Continues Toward NASA’s Boeing Crew Flight Test to Station

By |2023-10-23T14:17:00-04:00October 23rd, 2023|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Inside Boeing’s Commercial Crew and Cargo Processing Facility at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Jan. 19, 2023, the Starliner team works to finalize the mate of the crew module and new service module for NASA’s Boeing Crew Flight Test that will take NASA astronauts Butch Wilmore and Suni Williams to and from [...]

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