Boeing’s Starliner capsule docks with space station in uncrewed flight test

If all goes well with the current mission, Starliner could fly its first team of astronauts to the space station as early as the fall CAPE CANAVERAL, USA – Boeing’s BA.N new Starliner crew capsule docked for the first time with the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday, May 20, a major objective in a … Read more

SpaceX launches ‘Crew 4’ astronauts on flight to space station

If all goes to plan, the three US astronauts and a European Space Agency crewmate from Italy will reach the space station after a 17-hour flight to begin a six-month science mission orbiting some 420 km above Earth CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida, USA – Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX launched four more astronauts to orbit on … Read more

First all-private astronaut team aboard space station undocks for flight home

If all goes smoothly, the Dragon capsule, dubbed Endeavor, will parachute into the Atlantic off the coast of Florida on April 25 at around 1 pm EDT The first all-private astronaut team ever to fly aboard the International Space Station (ISS) departed the orbiting outpost on Sunday, April 24, to begin a descent back to … Read more

Multiple people shot in New York subway station, 13 injured

(1st UPDATE) The incident occurs during the morning commute at the 36th Street subway station in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park neighborhood NEW YORK, USA – Multiple people were shot and at least 13 were injured on Tuesday, April 12, in a New York City subway station, the fire department said, in the latest spasm of violence … Read more

All-private astronaut team set for landmark launch to space station

If all goes as planned, the quartet would arrive at the space station on Saturday as their SpaceX-supplied Crew Dragon capsule docks at the orbiting outpost some 400 km above the Earth A SpaceX rocket ship was due for liftoff on Friday, April 8, carrying four men approved by NASA to become the first all-private … Read more

First private astronaut mission to space station readies for launch

Weather permitting, Axiom’s four-man team will lift off on Wednesday, April 6, from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, riding an atop a Falcon 9 rocket furnished and flown by Elon Musk’s commercial space launch venture SpaceX The International Space Station (ISS) is set to become busier than usual this week when its crew welcomes … Read more