Tag: ISS

NASA Crew-1 Dragon Astronauts Depart ISS for Safe Splashdown Making 1st US Nighttime Water Landing Since Apollo 8

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – After completing a six month science stint aboard the International Space Station (ISS) the four person multinational astronaut team on the NASA Crew-1 mission departed aboard their commercial SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft Saturday evening and safely splashed down overnight this morning making the first nighttime water landing of astronauts since NASA’s historic

Recycled SpaceX Crew Dragon and Falcon 9 Hurl NASA ESA JAXA Crew-2 Astronaut Quartet to Space Station: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  The first ever recycled SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule and Falcon 9 booster utilized for a human spaceflight mission hurled the multinational NASA, ESA and JAXA veteran astronaut quartet to the International Space Station (ISS) for a six month science mission in a stunning predawn launch from the Florida Space Coast this

Crew-2 Astronauts and NASA SpaceX Launch Teams Practice Procedures and Complete Static Fire Test for April 22 Launch

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – Its been a busy weekend of prelaunch activities and accomplishing two key required milestones as the four astronauts flying on the NASA SpaceX Crew-2 mission bound for a six month stay at the International Space Station (ISS) and launch teams completed a full countdown dress rehearsal of the launch day events

Russian American Soyuz Trio with NASA’s Kate Rubins Returns Safely to Earth after 6 Month Stay Aboard International Space Station

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –  A Russian American trio of spaceflyers including one NASA astronaust and two cosmonauts return safely to Earth this morning seated inside their cramped Russian Soyuz capsule, Saturday, April, 17 after an action packed and science filled six month stay aboard the International Space Station (ISS). NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, along with Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergey

NASA, SpaceX GO for April 22 Launch 4 Astronauts to International Space Station: Photos

  For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  NASA and SpaceX announced they are GO for launch of NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 mission with four astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) following the successful conclusion of the joint Flight Readiness Review (FRR) held at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The NASA and SpaceX launch teams are