Expedition 63 Crew Eyes Mid-Week Return to Earth

@Astro_SEAL, @ivan_mks63 & Anatoli Ivanishin are set to return to Earth next week, wrapping up 196-day #Expedition63 on @Space_Station. […]

SpaceX Ends 'Scrubtober' for Space Coast With Sunrise Starlink-13 Launch

@SpaceX successfully launched its first #Falcon9 in a month early Tuesday, putting 60 #Starlinks into orbit & hopefully kicking off its first #FourFlightMonth. […]

Weather 60% Go for Thursday Starlink Launch from FL

As @SpaceX readies for its 17th launch of the year, 2020 gears up for what may be a record number of #Falcon9 missions. But waiting in the wings, Hurricane Sally offers a note of caution. […]

Like An Animal: Hurley, Behnken Reflect on Historic Dragon Endeavour Mission

@Astro_Doug & @AstroBehnken discuss their 64-day @Space_Station mission, what splashdown feels like…and those pesky boats. […]

Demo-2 Success Lays Groundwork for Future Commercial Crew Missions

Yesterday’s return of @Astro_Doug and @AstroBehnken finally brought human spaceflight capability back to U.S. shores for the first time since the end of the Space Shuttle era. […]

Dragon Endeavour Splashes Down, Makes First U.S. Oceanic Return in 45 Years

@SpaceX Dragon Endeavour made the first U.S. splashdown in 45yrs today, as @Astro_Doug and @AstroBehnken wrap up a 64-day mission. […]

Wednesday Starlink Launch to Kick Off Record-Setting Month for SpaceX

The B1051 core launches its maiden mission in March 2019 to deliver SpaceX’s Demo-1 Crew Dragon to the International Space Station (ISS). Photo Credit: Alan Walters/AmericaSpace

Only days after seeing off its first mission for the U.S. Space Force, SpaceX again stands primed to conduct as many as four Falcon 9 flights in July, […]

'Huffing and Puffing': How Does Flying a Falcon 9 Compare to the Rest? (Part 2)

Launch of Dragon Endeavour atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 on 30 May 2020. Photo Credit: Mike Killian/AmericaSpace

It’s rare that you can time a moment in history to a single split-second. But last Saturday, that split-second fell at 3:22:45 p.m. EDT, when American astronauts rode an American-made spacecraft, atop an American-built rocket, and from […]

'Huffing and Puffing': How Does Flying a Falcon 9 Compare to the Rest? (Part 1)

Dragon Endeavour rises from historic Pad 39A on Saturday evening. The Falcon 9 is now the seventh American-made booster to have lofted American astronauts to space in almost six decades. Photo Credit: Mike Killian/AmericaSpace

Last month, America observed 59 years since Alan Shepard became the nation’s first man in space. Tucked inside his tiny […]

Demo-2 Docks at Space Station, Expedition 63 Expands to Five Crew

Dragon Endeavour comes in for docking at 10:16 a.m. EDT Sunday. Photo Credit: NASA

Riding aboard a spacecraft they christened “Endeavour”—in honor of the now-retired shuttle which kicked off both of their astronauting careers more than a decade ago—NASA veterans Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken completed another milestone earlier today (Sunday, 31 May), with […]