Blue Origin capsule brings Captain Kirk into space

This makes the “Star Trek” actor William Shatner the oldest space visitor. Also: Mindbody buys Classpass and Tripactions receives new funds. The crew of NS-18. In the picture from left to right: Dr. Chris Boshuizen, William Shatner, Audrey Powers and Glen de Vries.Blue Origin Good Morning! While you were sleeping, work on the digital scene … Read more

A broken toilet on SpaceX capsule means astronauts will return to Earth in diapers : NPR

The Crew Dragon space capsule astronauts, from front left, European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet, NASA astronaut Megan McArthur, NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Akihiko Hoshide. John Raoux/AP hide caption toggle caption John Raoux/AP The Crew Dragon space capsule astronauts, from front left, European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet, NASA … Read more

Beer Made From Hops That Launched Into Space On SpaceX Capsule Goes On Sale

A beer made from hops that spent nearly three days orbiting the Earth on board SpaceX‘s Inspiration4 all-civilian space mission has gone on sale. Samuel Adams Brewery in Boston sent 66lb of hops up into space with the Inspiration4 crew on September 15, and has turned them into ‘Space Craft IPA’. The tipple produced from … Read more

“Crew Dragon” by SpaceX: feeder to the ISS and space capsule for space tourism

fromTanja Banner conclude The space capsule “Crew Dragon” from SpaceX transports astronauts to the ISS on behalf of NASA and is also used for space tourism excursions. An overview. Hawthorne / Washington DC – For nine long years the once proud space nation USA was not able to send astronauts into space with its own … Read more

Astronauts in final training for flight on brand new SpaceX crew capsule – Spaceflight Now

NASA mission specialist Kayla Barron, pilot Tom Marshburn, commander Raja Chari, and European Space Agency astronaut Matthias Maurer participate in the Crew Equipment Interface Test at Area 59, home of Dragon spacecraft processing at Cape Canaveral Space force Station. Credit: SpaceX The four astronauts set to blast off Oct. 30 to the International Space Station … Read more

SpaceX Crew-3 capsule name, launch date, and astronauts for next mission

SpaceX’s next passenger mission will launch soon, thanks to an all-new capsule. Last week, SpaceflightNow reported that NASA’s upcoming crewed mission to the International Space Station would use a new Crew Dragon capsule. The mission, set for October 30, will feature a capsule named Endurance by the four-person crew. The news means that the crew … Read more

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Returns From ISS, Splashdown Causes Sonic Boom in Florida

After a SpaceX Dragon 2 spacecraft successfully splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean late Thursday night, a loud boom was reported in parts of Florida. Jax, a Jacksonville, Florida-based publication, initially reported the story. People around the city, especially at St Augustine and Orange Park, reported hearing a tremendous roar. As a result of the … Read more

Sonic Boom Heard After SpaceX Dragon Capsule Returns From ISS, Landing Off Florida Coast

A loud “sonic boom” was reported in parts of Florida after a SpaceX Cargo Dragon 2 spacecraft successfully splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of the state late Thursday night. The return of the Cargo Dragon capsule marked the completion of SpaceX’s 23rd commercial cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station … Read more

SpaceX Capsule Completes Successful Orbit – The Cowl

On Saturday, Sept. 18, “SpaceX” and, more specifically, Elon Musk opened our eyes to an era of commercialized space tourism. Musk’s “SpaceX Dragon” Capsule carried a crew to space without an astronaut onboard for the first time in history. These four space travelers landed after a complete orbit around the globe. This success in space … Read more

SpaceX capsule with world’s first all-civilian orbital crew splashes down off Florida

The quartet of newly minted citizen astronauts comprising the SpaceX Inspiration4 mission has safely splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean off Florida. Key points: Temperatures surrounding the capsule reached 1,927 degrees Celsius on decent Crew members were removed from the capsule on a floating recovery vessel SpaceX was founded by Tesla CEO Elon Musk The three-day flight put four … Read more