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SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Completes Crew-1 Mission for NASA

SpaceX Crew-1 mission

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Resilience spacecraft carrying four astronauts returned to Earth on Sunday after a nearly six-month stay at the International Space Station as part of NASA’s Crew-1 mission. Resilience carrying NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Shannon Walker and Victor Glover and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Soichi Noguchi performed a parachute-assisted splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico at 2:56 a.m. Eastern time.

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NASA Prepares Crew for SpaceX’s First Manned Operational Flight; Jim Bridenstine Quoted

Jim Bridenstine Administrator NASA

Four astronauts have begun preparing for their upcoming flight aboard the Crew Dragon spacecraft as part of SpaceX's first operational manned mission with NASA. “We're transitioning from test flights to operational flights. Make no mistake, every flight is a test flight when it comes to space travel, but it's also true that we need to routinely be able to go to the International Space Station," said Jim Bridenstine, NASA administrator and a past Wash100 winner.

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NASA Names Astronauts to Crew Flight Tests, ISS Missions of Boeing, SpaceX Space Taxis; Leanne Caret Comments

NASA Names Astronauts to Crew Flight Tests, ISS Missions of Boeing, SpaceX Space Taxis; Leanne Caret Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

NASA has named nine U.S. astronauts who will fly aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon and Boeing's CST-100 Starliner space taxis as part of the first crewed flight test and mission to the International Space Station. The spaceflight capability will provide the space agency an opportunity to maintain a seven-person crew on …

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