Clock ticks as SpaceX builds craft for NASA

The U.S. has been unable to send astronauts into orbit on its own since the space shuttle fleet was decommissioned 8 years ago. Rather than develop a new government program for putting Americans into space, NASA has been buying seats on Russian rockets. America is going to regain its ability to put men and women into space in part thanks to

Clock ticks as SpaceX builds craft for NASA

Two weeks ago, the head of NASA seemed sick of waiting for SpaceX and Boeing Co. to finish developing the capsules that are supposed to carry U.S. astronauts to and from the International Space ...

Fri 11 Oct 19 from Phys.org

NASA administrator explains Twitter spat with SpaceX

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said Thursday that a recent Twitter statement critical of SpaceX was a signal to all the space agency's contractors about realistic development timelines.

Fri 11 Oct 19 from Phys.org

NASA and SpaceX hope for manned mission to ISS in early 2020

SpaceX could launch US astronauts to the International Space Station as early as next year if tests on the company's long-delayed Crew Dragon capsule prove conclusive, NASA Administrator Jim ...

Fri 11 Oct 19 from Phys.org

Boeing Aims to Launch Unpiloted Starliner Test Flight to Space Station in December

Boeing has set a new launch date for the first orbital flight of its new commercial crew vehicle that will soon begin ferrying astronauts to and from the International Space Station.

Sun 13 Oct 19 from SPACE.com

SpaceX Crew Dragon May Be Ready For Human Flights To ISS In Early 2020

The U.S. has been unable to send astronauts into orbit on its own since the space shuttle fleet was decommissioned 8 years ago. Rather than develop a new government program for putting Americans ...

Fri 11 Oct 19 from HotHardware

NASA to stop ‘hitching rides with Russia’ and vows 2020 ‘all-American’ manned flight

Elon Musk says the first manned test of his Crew Dragon spacecraft will take place in early 2020.

Fri 11 Oct 19 from FOXNews

SpaceX Crew Dragon could fly astronauts to the ISS in early 2020

As expected, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine stopped by SpaceX HQ in California and then did a bit of Q&A with the media while standing next to Elon Musk and two astronauts. ...

Thu 10 Oct 19 from Engadget

Elon Musk and NASA chief Jim Bridenstine show solidarity after sparring over Crew Dragon spacecraft

After spending the day with CEO Elon Musk at the company's California headquarters, NASA chief Jim Bridenstine says he's now "very confident" in SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft , indicating ...

Thu 10 Oct 19 from CNN

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