Archiv: astronauts


11.06.2020 - 14:38 [ Spaceflight Now ]

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.

20.05.2020 - 03:13 [ NASA ]

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.

20.05.2020 - 03:07 [ NASA ]

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.

12.02.2020 - 02:31 [ TASS ]

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.

25.12.2019 - 18:15 [ Rare Earth / Youtube ]

Space Oddity

(12.05.2013)

A revised version of David Bowie’s Space Oddity, recorded by Commander Chris Hadfield on board the International Space Station.

25.12.2019 - 18:12 [ Masterclass.com ]

Chris Hadfield Teaches Space Exploration

01 Introduction

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.