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May 23, 2020

NASA Update: People to Get Paid to Spend 8 Months in Lockdown to Simulate Future Moon and Mars Missions

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Are you willing to isolate yourself in the name of science? It should simulate future missions to the Moon and Mars.

May 22, 2020

NASA SpaceX crew mission cleared to launch

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Two astronauts will lift off from Florida on Wednesday — the first time in nine years that humans have left Earth from US territory.


A review panel finds no technical reason to delay the first US orbital crew launch in nine years.

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May 22, 2020

Surviving on the Moon | What Humanity’s First Moon Base Will Look Like

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Hey all! Curious about what a Moon base will look like? Here is a video on what the first moon base will look like. If you enjoy the video, please subscribe to my channel for more futurist content!


The coming two decades are scheduled to be very interesting decades for human space exploration and colonization. One of the things on America’s agenda for space exploration is creating humanity’s first moon base, which will most likely happen in the 2030s. If you are interested in what this Moon base will look like, please take a look at this video!

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May 22, 2020

It’s official: SpaceX is ‘go’ to launch NASA astronauts on Crew Dragon spaceship

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SpaceX remains on target to launch its landmark Demo-2 mission to the space station this week, NASA officials said.

May 22, 2020

SpaceX astronauts arrive for first home launch in a decade

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The two astronauts who will end a nine-year launch drought for NASA arrived at Kennedy Space Center on Wednesday, exactly one week before their historic SpaceX flight.

It will be the first time a private company, rather than a national government, sends astronauts into orbit.

NASA test pilots Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken flew to Florida from their home base in Houston aboard one of the space agency’s jets.

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May 22, 2020

Interesting facts about SpaceX and NASA’s historic Crew Dragon mission

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From Kennedy Space Center’s launch complex on May 27, NASA and SpaceX will launch the first crewed flight into orbit from U.S. soil since 2011. NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley and Douglas Hurley will fly on SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft, lifting off on a Falcon 9 rocket. SpaceX will be the first private company to launch astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS)

SpaceX to use only recycled Dragon ships after August till Dragon 2 is ready

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May 21, 2020

NASA human spaceflight chief Doug Loverro resigns on eve of historic SpaceX launch

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NASA’s human spaceflight chief Doug Loverro has stepped down just a week ahead of a historic SpaceX crew launch for the U.S. space agency.

May 20, 2020

We are just one week away from our historic #LaunchAmerica mission to lift off American astronauts to the International Space Station from American soil for the first time since 2011

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Tune in live at 4 p.m. EDT, as NASA astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken arrive at Kennedy Space Center to meet the SpaceX #CrewDragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket that will launch them to the space station and into history.

May 20, 2020

SpaceX Starship rocket catches fire during third Raptor engine test

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SpaceX appears to have successfully fired up its fourth full-scale Starship prototype for the third time, although the Raptor engine test ended with the aft end of the ship catching fire and burning for quite some time.

Around May 7th, hours after Starship SN4 completed its second wet dress rehearsal and Raptor static fire in ~24 hours, SpaceX removed the SN18 Raptor engine it had used to support those tests, transporting it back to storage facilities a mile down the road. Three days later, SpaceX sent Raptor SN20 down the same same road and installed it on Starship SN4 – a swap made for unknown reasons.

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May 19, 2020

A senior engineer has left SpaceX to work for Relativity Space

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Dunn played an important role in the history of SpaceX.

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