SpaceX's new crew capsule aces space station docking

SpaceX's new crew capsule aces space station docking

SpaceX's new crew capsule aces space station docking

That the docking process went without error will not be exclusively a sigh of aid for NASA's Business Crew Program-the venture to switch the retired Area Shuttle that's years delayed-however good news for the three astronauts at present residing on the station. As CNN famous, there was additionally a danger that it might harm the ISS.

A little over two hours later, the space station's three crew members - American Anne McClain, Canadian David Saint-Jacques and Russian Oleg Kononenko - opened the hatch of the space capsule and, for the first time, penetrated its interior in space.

Dragon will remain at the space station until Friday when it will undock for an old-school, "Right Stuff"-style splashdown in the Atlantic, a few hundred miles off Florida". That's a part of the uncrewed take a look at the run that issues SpaceX CEO Elon Musk essentially the most, the BBC wrote.

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Ever since NASA retired the space shuttle in 2011, the United States has been hitching rides to and from the space station aboard Russian Soyuz spacecraft.

The SpaceX team in Hawthorne, Calif., watches as the SpaceX Crew Dragon docks with the International Space Station's Harmony module, on March 3, 2019.

Both Crew Dragon2 and Cargo Dragon 2 are designed for launches as payloads of Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket. This test flight without crew on board the spacecraft is meant to demonstrate SpaceX's capabilities to safely and reliably fly astronauts to and from the International Space Station as part of NASA's Commercial Crew Program.

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For the test, the Ripley dummy was strapped into the far left seat, wearing the company's snappy white spacesuit. Both astronauts - Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken - were at SpaceX Mission Control in Southern California, observing all the action.

Boeing aims to conduct the first test flight of its Starliner capsule in April, with astronauts on board possibly in August. It used its computers and sensors to guide itself to the station. "Just one more milestone that gets us ready for our flight coming up here".

But Musk has admitted that marketing travel in the Dragon capsule is not a priority - and he is more interested in distant exploration of the solar system.

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Reuters reported on February 21 that SpaceX and Boeing both must address significant design and safety concerns before they can fly humans.

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