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SpaceX capsule carrying four astronauts docks with ISS

HOUSTON: A SpaceX capsule carrying four astronauts docked with the International Space Station on Thursday, kicking off a six-month stay on the orbiting outpost. This mission known as Crew-3 is part of NASA’s multibillion-dollar partnership with Elon Musk’s space company,

First astronauts arrive at Chinese space station

BEIJING: The first astronauts arrived at China’s new space station in the country’s longest crewed mission to date, a landmark step in establishing Beijing as a major space power. The trio blasted off on a Long March-2F rocket from the

Four astronauts return from ISS aboard SpaceX capsule

WASHINGTON: Four astronauts returned safely to Earth from the International Space Station early in a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, parachuting to splash-down in the Gulf of Mexico, NASA said. Their return marked the end of the first crew rotation mission

SpaceX rocket launches 4 astronauts on NASA mission to space station

WASHINGTON: NASA and Elon Musk’s commercial rocket company SpaceX launched a new four-astronaut team on a flight to the International Space Station, making it the first crew ever propelled into orbit by a rocket booster recycled from a previous spaceflight.

SpaceX launches second crew of astronauts into space

CAPE CANAVERAL: Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX launched four astronauts on a flight to the International Space Station,  NASA’s first full-fledged mission sending a crew into orbit aboard a privately owned spacecraft. SpaceX’s newly designed Crew Dragon capsule, which the

Astronauts on SpaceX craft depart ISS for Earth

WASHINGTON: The two astronauts on board the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft at the International Space Station have begun their journey back to Earth. NASA footage showed the capsule drifting slowly away from the ISS in the darkness of space, ending

NASA astronauts reach space station in milestone mission

MIAMI: NASA astronauts entered the International Space Station on Sunday after a landmark 19-hour journey on the first crewed US spacecraft in nearly a decade. The arrival completed the first leg of the trip, designed to test the capabilities of