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NASA and SpaceX targeting mid-to-late May for first astronaut launch, despite coronavirus pandemic

NASA and SpaceX issued a media accreditation invitation on Wednesday for their Demonstration Mission 2 (aka Demo-2) commercial crew launch – the first in the commercial crew program that will carry actual astronauts to space. The invite includes...

NASA’s Orion spacecraft completes testing ahead of Artemis 1 Moon mission

NASA has completed the testing process meant to simulate performance in in-space conditions for its Orion crew spacecraft, developed by Lockheed Martin and designed to carry crew on the agency’s Artemis missions. The missions aim to return...

Axiom Space pitches its first 10-day, all-inclusive trip to the ISS for just $55 million

Axiom Space is looking to make history by sending three passengers on a round-trip journey to the International Space Station for the low, low price of $55 million. The Houston -based, venture-backed company has signed a contract with SpaceX ...

Max Q: SpaceX succeeds with a spectacular Crew Dragon test launch

Max Q is a new weekly newsletter all about space. Sign up here to receive it weekly on Sundays in your inbox. We’re off and running with good milestones achieved for NASA’s commercial crew program, which means it’s more...

First crewed SpaceX Dragon spacecraft launch could happen in Q2 this year

SpaceX and NASA hosted a press conference following their successful test of the Crew Dragon’s in-flight abort system on Sunday to discuss the mission and next steps. The first question asked by media in attendance was about what...

SpaceX could catch future Crew Dragons with astronauts onboard using ships at sea

SpaceX demonstrated a safety system that will protect astronauts in the case of any unfortunate unforeseen accidents in future Crew Dragon flights, which included the spacecraft splashing down in the Atlantic Ocean, but during a post-mission press conference SpaceX...

SpaceX successfully completes key test of its Crew Dragon human spacecraft

SpaceX completed a crucial test of a key safety system of its Crew Dragon spacecraft today. The test involved launching its Crew Dragon using a Falcon 9, though without any actual crew on board. The launch was...

Watch SpaceX launch its Crew Dragon astronaut spacecraft for a key safety test

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mhrkdHshb3E SpaceX is looking to launch its Crew Dragon spacecraft using a Falcon 9 rocket today, in a crucial test of the human-rated spacecraft’s In-Flight Abort (IFA) system. This safety feature will separate the Crew Dragon from the Falcon...

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon astronaut spacecraft has a key launch Saturday – here’s what’s going down

SpaceX and NASA are getting ready for a key test of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon commercial crew spacecraft on Saturday, and this should be the last major milestone that SpaceX has to pass in terms of demonstration missions before...

Ryanair staff member says company in crisis due to staff exodus

Last Friday afternoon the culmination of years of staff mistreatment came home to roost as Ryanair CEO Michael O Leary made the decision to cancel more than 2,000 flights before its winter timetable starts in November. The shock announcement of cancellations on...
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In England they are upset with Dávinson Sánchez for not respecting the quarantine

The Tottenham defender was seen jogging in a London park. The club already caught his attention, as did coach...
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Germany performs a million tests of the Covid-19 and 90% is negative

Germany performs a million tests of the Covid-19 and 90% is negative <img src = "https://intallaght.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1586374980.jpg" alt="Berliners enjoyed fine weather...

Hussein of Jordan, a prince at the service of his people for the coronavirus

The heir to the throne of Jordan put on his military uniform to join the tasks of helping the population confined by the pandemic....

From the talisman pilot of Seville to the person in charge of the repatriation of Spaniards around the world

Alejandro Díaz Sánchez de Movellán is one of the talismans of Seville, as commander of the planes that transferred the squad in his nine...

The European Chamber gives up its facilities to combat the coronavirus

The European Chamber gives up its facilities to combat the coronavirus <img src = "https://intallaght.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1586367472.jpg" alt="General view of the European...