Delay of first flight of crewed Dragon spacecraft

According to NASA flight schedule published on 12 December, first flight for manned version of Dragon spacecraft is delayed. It is second delayed test flight under  NASA’s Commercial Crew Development (CCDev) program – in May Boeing announced about delay with their CST-100 spacecraft. Surely it is not situation, which could be called desirable both by […]

Algae and Mice Headed: Cancer combating Drugs Forwarded to International Space Station on SpaceX

According to a former Harvard astrophysicist, named Paul Jaminet, who has turned into an entrepreneur and Shou-Ching Jaminet, his chief scientist believes in testing a significant breakthrough which would treat cancer. Their experiment discovers how endothelial cells line the blood vessels in the body and respond as a tumor-targeting drug. This therapy has experimented on […]

SpaceX Cargo Capsules Lands at Space Stations with Loads of Supplies

New York’s unarmed Dragon cargo ship from SpaceX arrived at the International Space Station, loaded with science experiments, gears, and food for the astronauts living in space.  After two days of orbital chase, the SpaceX Dragon cargo pod with approximately three tonnes of research equipment and supplies arrived at the ISS. The astronauts on board […]

TDRS-M will be launched in August before Dragon CRS-12

NASA decided to launch TDRS-M satellite on the top of the Atlas V from SLC-41 at Cape Canaveral, before Dragon CRS-12 on the top of the Falcon-9 from LC-39A at Kennedy Space Center. Recently during last preparations before encapsulation of TDRS-M under the payload fairing of Atlas V, satellite was seriously damaged. Problem caused delay […]

Will NASA use Soyuz manned flights after 2020 ?

According to latest news given by TASS news agency we can expect that even after introducing two new manned spacecrafts, NASA will probably keep using Soyuz spacecraft for delivering astronauts to International Space Station. It seems that this confirms previous gossips from the late 2016, that both new manned Dragon by SpaceX and CST-100 by Boeing […]

CRS-11 mission delayed due the weather conditions

SpaceX was forced to move launch of their Falcon-9 rocket from today to Saturday, 3rd June. Delay is caused by poor weather conditions at Kennedy Space Center. Today weather conditions at Kennedy Space Center were changing and due the heavy rains predicted for evening hours SpaceX decided to move launch for later hour – to 21:55 […]

Busy weekend in space – WGS-9 launched, Dragon unberthed

It was busy time for NASA, SpaceX and United Launch Alliance. ULA managed to deliver to orbit WGS-9 military communications satellite on the top of the Delta IV, NASA and SpaceX performed successfully unberthing of Dragon cargo spacecraft from International Space Station. Launch of Delta IV was planned as part of program of updating communications […]