Tag: ESA

Multinational US and German Astronaut Crew Streaks to Orbit on Spectacular NASA ESA SpaceX Night Launch to ISS: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  After multiple postponements for poor weather and a ‘minor medical issue’ affecting one of the four multinational crew members, the NASA, ESA SpaceX Crew-3 mission streaked to orbit during a spectacular nighttime launch of US and German astronauts beginning a half year science mission to the International Space Station (ISS) Wednesday

NASA’s Dilemma Prioritizing Crew-2 Splashdown vs. Crew-3 Launch for Space Station Astronauts

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  After several delays for weather and a ‘minor medical issue’ affecting one of the four multinational Crew-3 crew members NASA faced a dilemma juggling competing priorities for the Crew-2 vs. the Crew-3 teams of astronauts already on-board vs. those set to head to the International Space Station (ISS) from Florida’s Spaceport.

Poor Downrange Offshore Abort Weather Triggers NASA SpaceX Crew-3 Launch Delay: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  Despite the launch weather outlook being upgraded to 90% GO for the planned Oct. 31 Halloween liftoff of the multinational quartet of NASA ESA SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts from America and Germany from Florida, barely two hour later NASA officials announced a middle of the night postponement Saturday, Oct. 30, because of

SpaceX Completes Crew-3 Engine Test Fire as Teams Evaluate Halloween Launch Downrange Abort Weather: Photos

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  Just past midnight this morning Oct. 28, SpaceX engineers completed a brief engine test of the Falcon 9 rocket that will launch the maiden mission of the company’s Crew Dragon Endurance capsule and the multinational quartet of Crew-3 astronauts from America and Germany from Florida’s Spaceport to the International Space Station (ISS) on Halloween. But even

NASA ESA Crew of German and American Astronauts Arrive Florida Spaceport for Halloween Liftoff Oct. 31: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  The quartet of NASA and ESA astronauts from America and Germany who will soon launch to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of NASA’s SpaceX Crew-3 mission arrived today, Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 26, at Florida’s Spaceport from their Texas training base to meet the media and undergo final training and preparations ahead