Tag: ISS

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

Astronauts Complete 1st Port Relocation of SpaceX Crew Dragon on ISS Ahead of Busy Month of Arrivals

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –  A four person team of astronauts successfully completed the first relocation of a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft from one port to another one nearby on the International Space Station (ISS) in a flawless maneuver carried out early this morning, Monday, April 5, while orbiting above Earth to ready the orbiting outpost for