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NASA is aiming for Halloween for SpaceX Crew Dragon’s next astronaut launch

NASA is now planning to launch four astronauts on board an international space station SpaceX Crew Dragon spaceship a Halloween flight on October 31st, marking the capsule’s first operational use after a successful piloted test flight earlier this summer. The space agency initially set its sights on October 23 for the “Crew 1” mission, just nine days after the launch …

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NY MTA is aiming for a $ 12 billion bailout as U.S. public transportation struggles for revenue

New York state’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), the largest public transportation system in North America, says the federal government will need a $ 12 billion bailout to weather the worst financial crisis in history. “The MTA just can’t wait any longer for relief from Washington,” said Patrick J. Foye, chairman and CEO of the MTA, on Wednesday. “New York’s economic …

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Astra is aiming for the first orbital launch in early August

The Astra space launch plans to reach orbit for the first time in early August. On Monday (July 20), the California-based company announced that its 11.6-meter rocket 3.1 would launch from the Pacific Spaceport Complex on Alaska’s Kodiak Island during a six-day window that opened on August 2. The missile traveled to Kodiak last week after performing two static fire …

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NASA astronauts on historic SpaceX mission aiming to return on August 2nd

The exact time and date of their return home is determined by the weather, NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine said on Twitter. Millions of people watched Behnken and Hurley strap into a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule on May 30 and start their month-long mission to the International Space Station. It was the first time in almost a decade that humans launched …

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Boeing is aiming for a 737 Max recertification flight by the end of June

Boeing expects to complete its 737 Max recertification flight by the end of June, CNBC said. Those familiar with Boeing’s plans said that the recertification flight could actually include more than one flight within a few days. They said the company had created a flight plan that would show that the aircraft’s updated flight control software allowed the Max to …

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SpaceX is aiming for two major reuse milestones on its next launch

Enlarge / Here is half of the payload fairing SpaceX recovered after launching Falcon Heavy in April. Almost three months have passed since the launch of SpaceX One missile – the company launched the AMOS-17 satellite last August 6 with a Falcon 9 rocket. Now the company is returning to the starting grid to move its second batch of Starlink …

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Penske aiming to elevate IMS, IndyCar

Roger Penske's first order of business as the incoming owner of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the NTT IndyCar Series just wants to be listen. Penske wants to become just the fourth owner in the 110-year-old Speedway's history when the sale of Hulman and Company's motorsport assets is completed in the coming months. The transition will be eased by its …

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