spacex demo 2 commercial crew mission passes flight readiness review
NASA has given SpaceX approval to proceed with final preparations for the first commercial crew mission with astronauts on board, although there is still work to complete ahead of the planned May 27 launch. SpaceNews.com... SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
What you need to know about SpaceX's 'Demo-2' mission  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
SpaceX's "Demo-2" mission from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida this weekend will be the first flight with astronauts aboard the Crew Dragon capsule built by entrepreneur Elon Musk's commercial... more
Weather primary concern for Demo-2 launch  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
NASA and SpaceX officials said after a final pre-launch review they had no major issues about the upcoming Demo-2 commercial crew launch beyond one... more
How SpaceX's Crew Dragon Demo-2 mission will work in 13 steps  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
Here's a step-by-step explainer of what will happen during SpaceX's first Crew Dragon mission with astronauts, from prelaunch preparations to splashdown. more
Commercial crew launch preparations continue despite leadership shakeup  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
Preparations for the launch of a SpaceX commercial crew test flight with two NASA astronauts on board are continuing despite... more
Commercial crew astronauts accept risks of test flight  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
The astronauts who will fly the first Crew Dragon mission say they understand and accept the risks of a new... more
SpaceX will launch NASA astronauts for the 1st time today. Here's what to expect.  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
SpaceX's first-ever crewed mission, a test flight called Demo-2, is scheduled to launch at 4:33 p.m. EDT today (May 27)... more
JPSS-2 satellite instrument passes readiness test  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The Cross-Track Infrared Sounder (CrIS) instrument built to fly on the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS)-2 satellite is ready to ship to the spacecraft. CrIS has passed all of its readiness tests, completing its pre-ship review.... more
Trump to attend Demo-2 launch, but fewer other guests  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
While both the president and vice president plan to attend the Demo-2 commercial crew launch, there will be... more
SpaceX rocket returns to shore after historic astronaut launch (photos)  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
The first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket that launched SpaceX's Demo-2 mission arrived in Port Canaveral, Florida, on Tuesday (June 2). more
'Go for launch': SpaceX, NASA set for milestone mission  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
SpaceX's landmark launch to the International Space Station—the first crewed mission to blast off from US soil in almost a decade and a first for the commercial sector—was set to... more
SpaceX's historic launch gives Australia's booming space industry more room to fly  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
At the weekend, Elon Musk's commercial giant SpaceX launched two NASA astronauts in a spacecraft named Crew Dragon which, from the inside, looked like... more
NASA astronauts launch from America in historic test flight of SpaceX Crew Dragon  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
For the first time in history, NASA astronauts have launched from American soil in a commercially built and operated American crew spacecraft... more
SpaceX 'stowaway' revealed by crew as sons' dinosaur toy 'Tremor'  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
A stowaway aboard SpaceX's first mission to launch astronauts to the International Space Station may have set a new record — the most sequins to enter Earth orbit. more
SpaceX begins final countdown for Saturday launch  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
SpaceX began fueling its Falcon 9 rocket on Saturday as it prepared to send two veteran NASA astronauts to the International Space Station in a historic first crewed mission by a commercial company. more
2 U.S. astronauts board SpaceX rocket for historic launch  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
With thunderstorms threatening a delay, two NASA astronauts climbed aboard a SpaceX rocket ship Wednesday for liftoff on a history-making flight that was seen as a giant leap forward for... more
2 U.S. astronauts arrive at launch pad for SpaceX launch  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
With thunderstorms and the possibility of tornadoes threatening a delay, two NASA astronauts climbed aboard a SpaceX rocket ship Wednesday for liftoff on a history-making flight that was... more
'Go for launch': Space X, NASA set for landmark mission  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
SpaceX's landmark launch to the International Space Station—the first crewed mission to blast off from US soil in almost a decade and a first for the commercial sector—was... more
Trump campaign pulls space-themed ad after complaints  SPACE NEWS · 9 minutes
The reelection campaign of President Donald Trump has taken down an online ad tied to the recent Demo-2 commercial crew launch after... more
SpaceX gets FAA approval for Starship flight tests  SPACE NEWS · 7 days
SpaceX has received a license from the Federal Aviation Administration allowing the company to carry out suborbital flight tests of... more
SpaceX Crew Dragon with two NASA astronauts docks with International Space Station  REUTERS · 4 days
Just under 19 hours after launching from Florida, SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule carrying NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley docked with the International... more
NASA gives go-ahead for first crewed SpaceX flight on May 27  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
NASA gave the green light on Friday to next week's launch of two astronauts aboard a SpaceX vessel—the first crewed space flight from US soil in... more
Weather scrubs SpaceX commercial crew launch  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
The first human orbital spaceflight from the United States in nearly nine years came within 17 minutes of launch May 27 before weather conditions... more
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