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Weekly Space Recap: August 28 – September 3

Here are some of the stories you may have missed in the past week. The end of August and the…

SpaceX Crew Dragon: Crew 6 returns to Earth after six months in space

Crew Dragon Endeavour blazed over Central Florida just after midnight, putting on a show for millions below as it headed…

Crew 7 arrives to the International Space Station after successful launch

Crew 7 successfully lifted off from Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center early Saturday morning, taking to the…

NASA, SpaceX readies Crew 7 for launch to the International Space Station

NASA and SpaceX are set to launch Crew 7 to the International Space Station early Saturday morning, with lift-off scheduled…

Weekly Space Recap: August 14 – August 20

Here are some of the stories you may have missed in the past week. The third week of August 2023…

Crew Dragon Endurance arrives at LC-39A ahead of Crew 7 launch

NASA and SpaceX are moving closer to the launch of Crew 7 to the International Space Station as Crew Dragon…

NASA and SpaceX delay Crew 7 launch

Following the delayed launch of the most recent Falcon Heavy launch, NASA and SpaceX have pushed the Crew 7 launch…

NASA awards Axiom Space 4th Crewed flight to ISS

SpaceX will launch the 4th Axiom mission to the International Space Station no earlier than August 2024. NASA had previously…

Final member assigned to SpaceX and NASA’s Crew 7 mission

The final member of Crew 7 has been announced, with Russian cosmonaut Konstantin Borisov joining as a mission specialist. Borisov…

Axiom-2 Crew returns to Earth after 10 days in space

Following an 8-day stay aboard the International Space Station, the Axiom-2 crew made a fiery plunge back through Earth's atmosphere…

The Axiom-2 mission heads to the International Space Station courtesy of SpaceX

The Axiom-2 mission is heading to the International Space System after a launch earlier this evening, courtesy of SpaceX. As…

SpaceX launches two Falcon 9 rockets in seven hours

Two SpaceX Falcon 9 rockets have successfully launched a Crew Dragon carrying four astronauts and a new batch of Starlink…

SpaceX wants to boost Hubble Space Telescope’s orbit with Dragon spacecraft

NASA and SpaceX have signed a Space Act Agreement to study the feasibility of boosting the orbit of the iconic…

NASA awards SpaceX five more Dragon astronaut launch contracts

NASA has finalized plans to purchase another five Crew Dragon launches from SpaceX, securing its astronauts access to the International…

SpaceX, NASA announce date for next Crew Dragon astronaut launch

SpaceX and NASA have settled on October 3rd for the company's fifth operational astronaut launch, a mission that will also…

SpaceX considers second Crew Dragon launch pad to reduce risk from Starship

Reuters reports that SpaceX has proposed modifying a second Florida launch pad to support Crew Dragon missions after NASA raised…

SpaceX’s NASA Crew Dragon launch manifest doubles in three months

NASA says it will soon award SpaceX another five Crew Dragon astronaut transport contracts after purchasing three extra missions from…

NASA denies SpaceX Crew Dragon propellant leak report, reveals unrelated heat shield defect

In a partial response to a report alleging evidence of several significant anomalies during a recent private astronaut launch that…

SpaceX ready to begin training astronauts for first private spacewalk

Two members of the "Polaris Program" say that SpaceX could begin training private astronauts for the first private spacewalk in…

SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft splashes down with NASA, ESA astronauts

Update: A SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft carrying four NASA and ESA astronauts has safely splashed down off the coast of…