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The last time was a test. This time it was for real. SpaceX successfully launched 4 astronauts to the International Space Station on 15 November 2020.
Take a look back at the exciting first crewed flight of NASA's Commercial Crew program.
The extent of the accident is unclear, but a plume of orange smoke was visible from miles away.
The spacecraft completed a successful test flight with splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean on 8 March 2019 at 08:45 EST (13:45 UTC).
Docking occurred slightly ahead of schedule at 5:51 EST (10:51 UTC).
SpaceX's Crew Dragon has successfully launched on its maiden voyage! It will dock with the ISS tomorrow.
SpaceX's Crew Dragon is scheduled to blast off for a 6-day, uncrewed test flight on 2 March at 02:49 EST (07:49 UTC).
NASA's Anne McClain, Canada's David Saint-Jacques, and Russia's Oleg Kononenko are on their way to the ISS.
About two minutes after liftoff, the Soyuz vehicle carrying NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin to orbit failed.
A collection of before and after slider images showing how views of planets in our solar system have changed over the years since NASA was created.
Four NASA astronauts and one commercial employee are expected to launch aboard SpaceX and Boeing-operated vehicles in 2019.
NASA and Orbital ATK are planning a one-minute test burn before Cygnus leaves the station.
By 2025, NASA wants to create a new humans-in-LEO market, and then become the non-primary customer for that new market.
An important American flag is lost and found aboard the International Space Station.
The International Space Station may go away in 2025. Will private space stations be ready to fill the gap?
SpaceX and Boeing might not be certified to carry astronauts to the International Space Station until 2019 or 2020.
In March, NASA officials revealed updated plans for a small space station near the Moon called the Deep Space Gateway. Anatoly Zak reports the plans threw a monkey wrench into years-long planning efforts by NASA’s international partners.
Company officials say they have no plans to retire Antares, which has secured its first mission order under the second round of NASA's commercial cargo flights, known as CRS-2.
Despite being funded to fill a perceived gap in U.S. launch capabilities, Orbital ATK's Antares rocket has yet to find a customer besides NASA. Did the space agency get its money's worth?
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