SpaceX and NASA send international crew to ISS
02 September 2023 | 7:39 am
The multinational NASA and SpaceX quartet blasted off before dawn from Cape Canaveral. The crew are led by Germany-born Jasmin Moghbeli and will stay on board the International Space Station for six months.
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NASA and the defense research agency DARPA believe they can safely use nuclear energy to power human spaceflight to the red planet.
The new rescue ship was launched uncrewed, carrying only supplies for the three astronauts. It is expected to dock with the International Space Station in the next two days.
The launch was postponed due to a "ground system issue." The four astronauts would have been the sixth crew to be transported to the ISS by a SpaceX rocket.
The Designated Crew 6 consists of two US astronauts, one from the UAE and one Russian cosmonaut. A previous launch attempt was called off due to a clogged filter.
The latest four-member crew to reach the International Space Station includes two US astronauts, a Russian cosmonaut and an astronaut from the UAE.
NASA and a private company revealed a new space suit prototype. Astronauts are to wear it on the next moon mission.
The crew of Artemis II includes the first woman, the first Black person and the first Canadian to fly to the moon. It is the first such mission in some 50 years.
Rocket Lab launched the first of two NASA storm-tracking satellites into orbit from a launch complex in New Zealand. The mission hopes to to improve weather forecasting for powerful tropical cyclones.
The first female Arab astronaut to go to space has arrived at the International Space Station (ISS). Rayyanah Barnawi is one of two Saudis on Axiom Space's second private mission, which took off on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the US on Sunday.
In a bold stride towards the cosmos, the concept of settling on Mars is no longer just a flight of fancy. A number of ambitious plans for Martian travel and colonisation are underway, but first, why not simulate the conditions on Earth?
The extreme temperatures across continents are no surprise, say NASA's top scientists. They believe there’s a "50-50 chance" that 2023 will be the hottest year on record, with next year likely even warmer.
The US space agency lost contact with the Voyager 2 probe after a series of routine commands misdirected its antenna. Now flight controllers are hoping to reposition the spacecraft, which is traveling between stars.
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