Tag: Crew Dragon

NASA Awards SpaceX 5 Additional Commercial Crew Dragon Astronaut Missions to ISS

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  NASA is awarding SpaceX task orders for five additional commercial Crew Dragon missions to the International Space Station (ISS) in order to maintain an uninterrupted long-term capability to fly astronauts to and from the orbiting research outpost through the end of its currently projected lifetime around 2030. The new award marks

Crew 3 Splashes Down Safely After 6 Month NASA ESA Science Expedition Aboard ISS

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL/KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – The multinational four person team of Crew-3 astronauts representing NASA and ESA splashed down overnight this morning just past midnight, May 6, after concluding their 6 month science expedition aboard the International Space Station (ISS) and returning safely to Earth in their SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft – during an extremely busy

Rapid Cadence of Human Launches Continues with NASA ESA SpaceX Crew-4 Overnight Launch April 27: Watch Live/Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – The Crew-4 multinational team of astronauts from the US and Europe is ready to blastoff  at last on a nearly half year science mission to the International Space Station (ISS) in the wee hours overnight Wednesday, April 27, after poor splashdown weather forced lengthy homecoming delays for the private Axiom Mission-1

First Private Visiting Astronauts Splashdown on Axiom-1 Flight after Departing International Space Station

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER/CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – After a prolonged departure delay due to poor weather the first ever all private astronaut crew that launched to the International Space Station (ISS) Friday morning, April 8, on a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft on the Axiom Mission 1 (AX-1) successfully splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast

SpaceX Completes Static Fire Test for NASA Crew 4 Launch But Weather Delays Axiom-1 ISS Departure: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – SpaceX successfully completed a static fire test of their recycled Falcon 9 rocket this morning, April 20, that will launch the brand new SpaceX Crew Dragon Freedom capsule with a team of four NASA and ESA astronauts on the Crew-4 science mission to the International Space Station (ISS) – achieving a

First Private Visiting Astronauts Start Science after Docking at International Space Station on Axiom-1 Flight

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTE/CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – The first ever all private astronaut crew that launched to the International Space Station (ISS) Friday morning, April 8, on a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft on the Axiom Mission 1 (AX-1) from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) on the Florida Space Coast successfully docked and boarded the orbiting outpost the