NASA astronauts riding SpaceX capsule poised for weekend return, weather permitting  TheChronicleHerald.caView Full coverage on Google News

Two U.S. astronauts about to make the first splashdown return in 45 years said they'll have seasick bags ready to use if needed.Two U.S. astronauts about to make the first splashdown return in 45 years said they'll have seasick bags ready to use if needed.

NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley are preparing to leave the International Space Station this evening and begin their 19-hour journey home, capping off their historic mission aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft.NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley are preparing to leave the International Space Station this evening and begin their 19-hour journey home, capping off their historic mission aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft.

NASA-SpaceX mission: Astronauts prepare to board Crew Dragon from the ISS | CTV News

A guide to SpaceX's Crew Dragon vehicle, which carries astronauts to the space station.A guide to SpaceX's Crew Dragon vehicle, which carries astronauts to the space station.

What is the SpaceX Crew Dragon?

The first US astronauts to reach the International Space Station on an American spacecraft in nearly a decade might not come home this weekend as scheduled because of Hurricane Isaias, NASA said Friday. Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley blasted off from Cape Canaveral on May 30 on board a SpaceX Crew Dragon, and are supposed […]

Hurricane might delay SpaceX-NASA return trip from ISS – Raw Story

Elon Musk's "biggest concern" is reentry — the final stage of SpaceX's biggest mission for NASA, when its astronauts must hurtle back to Earth.Elon Musk's "biggest concern" is reentry — the final stage of SpaceX's biggest mission for NASA, when its astronauts must hurtle back to Earth.

Elon Musk's biggest worry with SpaceX's first human mission is reentry - Business Insider

The pair have been on the station all summer, but their tour of duty is coming to an end soon. ...The pair have been on the station all summer, but their tour of duty is coming to an end soon. NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine announced the Dragon will leave the ISS on August 1st and will land the following day. 

NASA Will Bring SpaceX Dragon Crew Back to Earth August 2 - ExtremeTech

WATCH THE SPLASHDOWN EVENT LIVE HERE, the SpaceX video embed in this post will go live with pre-event content sometime before 7pm EDT on Saturday August 1.

WATCH: Astronauts prepare for rare splashdown in SpaceX capsule, target is 7:34 p.m. EDT on Saturday, August 1 / Boing Boing

Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are expected to splashdown for the first time in 45 years, in the Gulf of Mexico. NASA is monitoring the weather, as Hurricane Isaias could delay the return.Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are expected to splashdown for the first time in 45 years, in the Gulf of Mexico. NASA is monitoring the weather, as Hurricane Isaias could delay the return.

US astronauts to return to Earth in rare splashdown on SpaceX capsule | News | DW | 01.08.2020

NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, who made spaceflight history on May 30 by becoming the first people to launch to orbit aboard a SpaceX vehicle, might see their weekend homecoming plans thrown to the wind.NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, who made spaceflight history on May 30 by becoming the first people to launch to orbit aboard a SpaceX vehicle, might see their weekend homecoming plans thrown to the wind.

SpaceX Plans to Bring 2 Astronauts Home on Sunday, But a Tropical Storm May Interfere

NASA and SpaceX Remain GO for Splashdown – Commercial Crew Program

While the rest of us suckers have been down in this pandemic mess the whole summer, astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley have spent the past few months in the International Space Station. They’ve been up there since May 31, following a successful trip on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. But today they begin their journey back to Earth, and you can watch the whole process, courtesy of NASA. Here’s how. Though they'll probably want to turn right back around.

How to Watch the NASA SpaceX Crew Come Back to Earth

While the rest of us suckers have been down in this pandemic mess the whole summer, astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley have spent the past few months in the International Space Station. They’ve been up there since May 31, following a successful trip on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. But today they begin their journey back to Earth, and you can watch the whole process, courtesy of NASA. Here’s how.

How to Watch the NASA SpaceX Crew Come Back to Earth

"With reuse, we can actually drive down costs and we can increase access.""With reuse, we can actually drive down costs and we can increase access."

More quickly than anyone expected, NASA embraces reuse for human flights | Ars Technica

"With reuse, we can actually drive down costs and we can increase access.""With reuse, we can actually drive down costs and we can increase access."

More quickly than anyone expected, NASA embraces reuse for human flights | Ars Technica

SpaceX's first Crew Dragon capsule to carry NASA astronauts will undock from the International Space Station tonight (Aug. 1), setting the stage for a historic weekend splashdown.It's time to come home, Bob and Doug.

SpaceX Crew Dragon carrying NASA astronauts to depart space station today. Here's how to watch it live. | Space

If the weather cooperates, we'll be welcoming the iconic duo home. If the weather holds up, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will return home in SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule this weekend. Here's how they'll pull it off.

NASA Prepares for Bob and Doug's Return | Crew Dragon Reentry

Elon Musk's "biggest concern" is reentry — the final stage of SpaceX's biggest mission for NASA, when its astronauts must hurtle back to Earth.

Elon Musk's biggest worry about SpaceX's first astronaut mission is the spaceship's return to Earth, which is scheduled for Sunday

SpaceX and NASA are now in the final stages of preparation for the conclusion of its Demo-2 Crew Dragon mission, which will see astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley depart the International Space Station and return to Earth. Behnken and Hurley launched aboard the Crew Dragon, SpaceX’s first human spacecraft, on May 30 and have […]SpaceX and NASA are now in the final stages of preparation for the conclusion of its Demo-2 Crew Dragon mission, which will see astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley depart the International Space Station and return to Earth. Behnken and Hurley launched aboard the Crew Dragon, SpaceX’s first human spacecraft, on May 30 and have […]

Watch live as SpaceX brings NASA astronauts back from the Space Station aboard Crew Dragon – TechCrunch

The Crew Dragon spacecraft, produced by private company SpaceX, is scheduled to return from the International Space Station (ISS) and splash down in the Atlantic ocean on August 2. Contingent on a favorable weather forecast and a successful final week at the ISS, NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley will begin the undocking procedure […]

The dangers SpaceX’s Crew Dragon will face during its return to Earth

NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are scheduled to depart the International Space Station on Saturday and splash down off the coast of Florida on Sunday.“We won’t leave the space station without some good landing opportunities in front of us — good splashdown weather in front of us,” astronaut Bob Behnken said.

NASA astronauts' scheduled return to Earth via SpaceX capsule uncertain due to weather

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Two U. S. astronauts about to make the first splashdown return in 45 years said Friday they'll have seasick bags ready to use if needed. SpaceX and NASA plan to bring Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken back Sunday afternoon in the company's Dragon capsule, aiming for the Gulf of Mexico just off the Florida Panhandle. Flight controllers are keeping close watch on Hurricane Isaias, expected to stick to Florida’s east coast.CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Two U. S. astronauts about to make the first splashdown return in 45 years said Friday they'll have seasick bags ready to use if needed. SpaceX and NASA plan to bring Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken back Sunday afternoon in the company's Dragon capsule, aiming for the Gulf of Mexico just off the Florida Panhandle. Flight controllers are keeping close watch on Hurricane Isaias, expected to stick to Florida’s east coast.

US astronauts pack up for rare splashdown in SpaceX capsule | WBMA

US astronauts pack up for rare splashdown in SpaceX capsule

Crew Dragon astronauts ready for re-entry, splashdown – Spaceflight Now

While conditions will certainly make a splashdown near Cape Canaveral impossible, there are alternate sites in the Gulf of Mexico where good conditions are expected.While conditions will certainly make a splashdown near Cape Canaveral impossible, there are alternate sites in the Gulf of Mexico where good conditions are expected.

Isaias could delay NASA astronauts return home

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Two Nasa astronauts prepare to make first splashdown for 45 years | Space | The GuardianThe crew from the SpaceX commercial flight will land off Florida on Sunday unless Hurricane Isaias blows them off course

Two Nasa astronauts prepare to make first splashdown for 45 years | Space | The Guardian

The Crew Dragon spacecraft, produced by private company SpaceX, is scheduled to splash down in the Atlantic ocean on August 2.The Crew Dragon spacecraft, produced by private company SpaceX, is scheduled to splash down in the Atlantic ocean on August 2.

SpaceX: Crew Dragon is returning to Earth

Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley are set to come back to Earth tomorrow evening. Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley are set to come back to Earth tomorrow evening.

Astronauts from historic SpaceX launch prepare for Nasa's first ocean splashdown in 45 years

Extreme velocities and temperatures makes the return flight to Earth the most perilous part of a space mission. Extreme velocities and temperatures makes the return flight to Earth the most perilous part of a space mission.

SpaceX: Crew Dragon is returning to Earth – here’s when to hold your breath | Astronomy.com

NASA and SpaceX are planning to return Crew Dragon to Earth on Sunday after a departure from the ISS on Saturday. A tropical storm now threatens some of the recovery zones, throwing the schedule into question.NASA and SpaceX are planning to return Crew Dragon to Earth on Sunday after a departure from the ISS on Saturday. A tropical storm now threatens some of the recovery zones, throwing the schedule in…

Crew Dragon may have to wait to return to Earth thanks to Mother Nature – BGR

NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are slated to return to Earth inside SpaceX’s Crew Dragon, departing on August 1st and splashing down in the Atlantic Ocean the afternoon of August 2nd. Their landing is the last major test needed to prove the Crew Dragon is ready for regular flights."Bringing a spaceship home, that’s a really big deal."

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon slated to bring NASA astronauts home for the first time this weekend - The Verge

When astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley return to Earth on Sunday, they could splash down off the coast of Pensacola. Caption: WEAR. NASA and SpaceX identified seven potential sites all around the Florida peninsula. NASA map shows Pensacola as one of seven possible splashdown sites. (Image: NASA) The target site and a back-up will be selected a day or two before the Crew Dragon detaches from the International Space Station.When astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley return to Earth on Sunday, they could splash down off the coast of Pensacola. Caption: WEAR. NASA and SpaceX identified seven potential sites all around the Florida peninsula. NASA map shows Pensacola as one of seven possible splashdown sites. (Image: NASA) The target site and a back-up will be selected a day or two before the Crew Dragon detaches from the International Space Station.

NASA names Gulf off Pensacola as potential splashdown site for Crew Dragon | WEAR

NASA names Gulf off Pensacola as potential splashdown site for Crew Dragon

If the test mission goes according to plan, NASA aims to send its next space station crew in late September with four astronauts aboard the Dragon.The Dragon has oxygen, water and supplies to remain in orbit for about three days if the weather deterioratesIf the test mission goes according to plan, NASA aims to send its next space station crew in late September with four astronauts aboard the Dragon.The Dragon has oxygen, water and supplies to remain in orbit for about three days if the weather deteriorates

SpaceX nears final test with its first return of NASA astronauts

SPACEX was hoping to bring two Nasa astronauts back to Earth this weekend but Hurricane Isaias is threatening the mission. US astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley made history on May 30 when they…

Hurricane Isaias threatens Elon Musk’s historic mission to bring two Nasa astronauts home this weekend

NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken are making preparations for their historic return to Earth Sunday.NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken are making preparations for their historic return to Earth Sunday.

NASA test pilots Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken are due to return on SundayNASA test pilots Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken are due to return on Sunday

Tropical storm may delay return of first SpaceX crew - The National

With Isaias' current track heading along Florida's eastern seaboard, it could rule out landing spots off Cape Canaveral, Daytona, and Jacksonville.​Isaias' current track is along Florida's eastern seaboard

Isaias Could Delay SpaceX Crew Dragon Capsule Splash Down

The Crew Dragon splashdown will be NASA's first astronaut water landing in 45 years.The Crew Dragon splashdown will be NASA's first astronaut water landing in 45 years.

The two NASA astronauts who flew on the SpaceX craft to the International Space Station in May are scheduled to return to Earth on Sunday. But there's a hurricane forecast for the splashdown vicinity.The two NASA astronauts who flew on the SpaceX craft to the International Space Station in May are scheduled to return to Earth on Sunday. But there's a hurricane forecast for the splashdown vicinity.

The Astronauts SpaceX Crew Dragon Capsule Are Returning To Earth : NPR

NEW ORLEANS- NASA astronauts Douglas Hurley, a former Tulane University graduate, and Robert Behnken plan to make their way back to planet Earth this weekend.NEW ORLEANS- NASA astronauts Douglas Hurley, a former Tulane University graduate, and Robert Behnken plan to make their way back to planet Earth this weekend.

NASA, SpaceX 'Crew Dragon' to return to Earth this weekend if weather permits

On Saturday, August 1, NASA and SpaceX plan to complete their historic Demo-2 mission, the first crewed test flight of the new Crew Dragon capsule.On Saturday, August 1, NASA and SpaceX plan to complete their historic Demo-2 mission, the first crewed test flight of the new Crew Dragon capsule.

NASA Astronauts Return to Earth on SpaceX Crew Dragon: Watch Live | Digital Trends

Go behind the scenes with SpaceX for a tour of the space suit ‘lab’ where the Crew Dragon’s cool astronaut flight suits (plus helmet and gloves) are made.NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are about to return to Earth after two months aboard the ISS, and that means they’ll soon be trading their space station gear for the sleek white style of

SpaceX Crew Dragon space suit ‘lab’ behind the scenes