CRS-21 Dragon Packed With Science, Ahead of Monday Return to Earth

@SpaceX #Dragon will return over 5,200 pounds (2,350 kg) of science results (and a many-times-used space suit) back home on Monday and into scientists’ hands in record-setting time. […]

SpaceX Launches 100th Successful Falcon 9 with CRS-21, ISS Docking Expected Monday

SpaceX CRS-21 heads to orbit atop Falcon 9 from Kennedy Space Center on Dec 6, 2020. Photo: Mike Killian / AmericaSpace.com

SpaceX has completed its 100th fully successful Falcon 9 launch, having triumphantly boosted the CRS-21 Dragon cargo ship on the first leg of its day-long journey to the International Space Station (ISS). The […]

NASA, SpaceX Watch Weather as Space Station Prepares for Dual-Dragon Ops

@NASA & @SpaceX are aiming to launch #CRS21 mission to @Space_Station at 11:39 a.m. EST Saturday, if the weather gods play ball. […]

Dragon Resilience Docks at Space Station, Expands Expedition 64 to Seven Crew

@Space_Station now has a 7-person long-duration crew for the 1st time in its history, following smooth #Crew1 docking. @Astro_Illini, @AstroVicGlover, @Astro_Soichi & Shannon Walker will help to increase the station’s science utilization to 70hr per week. […]

On Anniversary of Longest U.S. Crewed Spaceflight, Dragon Resilience Prepares for ISS Docking

OTD in 1973, 3 astronauts launched to Skylab for what still stands as America’s longest human space mission flown on a U.S. vehicle. But Crew-1, currently inbound to @Space_Station, aims to break that record. […]

New Falcon 9, Dragon Resilience, Crew-1 Ready for Saturday Launch, Weather Permitting

@SpaceX & @NASA are ready for #Crew1: the 100th human visit to the @Space_Station. Liftoff at 7:49 p.m. EST Saturday, weather permitting. #LaunchAmerica […]

Crew-1 Brings Wide Range of Experience to Space Station Mission (Part 2)

Part 2 of @AmericaSpace’s in-depth look at the #Crew1 astronauts focuses on Mission Specialists @Astro_Soichi & Shannon Walker. #LaunchAmerica […]

Crew Dragon Completes Certification, As FRR Clears Crew-1 for 14 Nov Launch

@NASA & @SpaceX formally certify Crew Dragon as 1st commercial provider of human transportation services to space. But Tropical Storm Eta may pose problems for this week’s NROL-101 & Crew-1 launches. […]

Crew-1 Brings Wide Range of Experience to Space Station Mission (Part 1)

As #Crew1 prepares for launch on Saturday, AmericaSpace looks at a team of astronauts who bring a wide range of experience to this important mission. In Part 1 of this 2-part story, we look at the careers of CDR @Astro_Illini & PLT @VicGlover. […]

Crew-1 Arrives in Florida, Targets 14 Nov Launch

The Space Coast has welcomed #Crew1 #Resilience astronauts @Astro_Illini, @VicGlover, @Astro_Soichi & Shannon Walker […]