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SpaceX astronaut flights for NASA: Crew-3 landing updates

Refresh 2022-05-06T05:22:03.490Z Crew-3 splashes down safelySpaceX's Crew-3 astronaut mission returned to Earth after nearly six months in orbit early Friday morning (May 6), splashing down in the Gulf of Mexico off the Florida coast right on schedule at 12:43 a.m. EDT (0443 GMT). Read our story here. 2022-05-05T15:34:43.066Z SpaceX Crew-3…
bubmag
May 5, 2022
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Dragon crew capsule undocks from space station, heads for splashdown Friday

ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer, pilot Tom Marshburn, commander Raja Chari, and mission specialist Kayla Barron try on their SpaceX pressure suits before departing the International Space Station after a six-month expedition. Credit: NASA Three NASA astronauts and a European Space Agency mission specialist left the International Space Station early Thursday…
bubmag
May 5, 2022
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Psyche asteroid explorer arrives at Kennedy Space Center for launch preps

NASA’s Psyche spacecraft inside the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Credit: NASA/Isaac Watson A U.S. military cargo plane delivered NASA’s Psyche spacecraft from California to the Kennedy Space Center last week, starting a three-month campaign to ready the asteroid explorer for liftoff on a…
bubmag
May 5, 2022
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How to watch SpaceX Crew-3 depart the space station tonight

SpaceX’s Crew-3 astronauts are set to depart the International Space Station (ISS) tonight after a six-month stay aboard the orbital laboratory. NASA astronauts Raja Chari, Tom Marshburn, and Kayla Barron, together with Matthias Maurer of the European Space Agency (ESA), arrived at the ISS in November 2021. From left Matthias…
bubmag
May 5, 2022
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SpaceX launches Falcon 9 booster for second time in three weeks

SpaceX fires a Falcon 9 rocket into the sky over Cape Canaveral with 53 more Starlink internet satellites. Credit: Michael Cain / Spaceflight Now / Coldlife Photography SpaceX continued throttling up its launch rate with another Starlink mission from Cape Canaveral Friday, completing a rapid recycle with a Falcon 9…
bubmag
April 30, 2022