The three astronauts have lived and worked in Tianhe for 90 days, the longest stay in space by Chinese astronauts, according to the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA).
The space station crew expanded to six people today when the Soyuz crew ship hatch opened at 7:07am ET just a few hours after the Exp 64 crew launched from Kazakhstan.
Russian-US Crew Launches on Fast Track to the Space Station
For the first time, they tried a two-orbit approach and docked with the space station in just a little over three hours after lift-off. Previously it took twice as long for crews to reach the station.
Good splashdown of Dragon confirmed! Welcome back to Earth, @AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug !
LIVE: SpaceX Crew Dragon Leaves The ISS And Returns Home
We join NASA’s live coverage of the departure of the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule from the ISS which will bring Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley back to Earth
Astronauts complete 2nd spacewalk to replace batteries outside orbiting space station
Astronauts completed their second spacewalk in under a week on Wednesday to replace old batteries outside the International Space Station.
NASA anticipates August return for Hurley and Behnken
The space station has two docking ports outfitted to receive Crew Dragon and Starliner spacecraft. Once the Crew Dragon and Starliner vehicles are operational, NASA expects both ports will be used simultaneously to accommodate visiting crew and cargo ships.
SpaceX-Kapsel erreicht ISS
Die Schleuse zwischen der SpaceX-Raumkapsel „Crew Dragon“ und der ISS öffnete sich problemlos.
NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2 Astronauts to Arrive at Kennedy on Wednesday
NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley are set to arrive at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday, one week before the pair’s scheduled launch to the International Space Station on the SpaceX Demo-2 mission.
Crew Dragon Spacecraft Arrives at Launch Complex for NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2
18.5.2020 This will be the first launch of American astronauts on an American rocket from American soil to the International Space Station since the final flight of the space shuttle in 2011.
NASA to keep using Russia’s Soyuz spacecraft in 2021 fiscal year — budget proposal
NASA will keep using Russia’s Soyuz spacecraft to deliver its astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2021 fiscal year that starts on October 1, NASA said it its 2021 budget request summary, published on Monday.
A revised version of David Bowie’s Space Oddity, recorded by Commander Chris Hadfield on board the International Space Station.
Chris Hadfield Teaches Space Exploration
Meet your instructor: Chris Hadfield, retired astronaut and former Commander of the International Space Station. In his first lesson, Chris reflects on overcoming the impossible to explore outer space.
02 Astronaut Training
To become an astronaut, you have to become an expert on everything. Chris outlines the scope of an astronaut’s training from leadership skills to survival skills.