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SpaceX ships have brought cargo vehicles to Florida for the first Orbital Dragon rendezvous

According to SpaceX, the first improved cargo spaceship Dragon 2 was shipped to Florida, opening the door for the first simultaneous space flight of two dragons. More or less a modified version of SpaceX’s fast-maturing Crew Dragon spacecraft, the company says Cargo Dragon 2 can “carry 50% more scientific payloads” than the original Cargo Dragon. Cargo Dragon has achieved numerous …

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SpaceX can have Dragon spaceships in orbit for a year without a break

SpaceX is preparing to launch four NASA astronauts on its Crew Dragon spacecraft this Halloween – the first of six regular crewed missions the space agency has commissioned from the rocket company founded by Elon Musk. (The one completed in August was considered a demonstration.) This is in addition to the replenishment missions that SpaceX will regularly launch to the …

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SpaceX conducted eight million hours of Dragon & Falcon 9 simulation tests

SpaceX Crew Dragon during a propulsion test in 2015. Image: SpaceX SpaceX and NASA are teaming up to launch the first official crewed mission to the International Space Station from the United States later this month in nine years. This mission, known as Crew-1, will begin September 31st at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. While Crew-1 won’t be the …

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NASA is planning the first flight of Crew Dragon for Halloween

“The new target date will separate the takeoff and arrival of Crew-1 from the upcoming Soyuz take-off and landing operations. This additional time is needed to ensure that all open work both on the ground and on board the station is closed prior to the arrival of crew 1. The increased distance also provides a good window of time for …

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Top 5 Mega Dragon Types: The Dracarys Meta

Mega developments are really ahead of us Pokémon Go. While the reaction to the way Megas were introduced has drawn a lot of heat, it cannot be denied that Mega Evolutions are one of the most powerful Pokémon in the meta. The best part? They are more or less future proof in terms of their viability and performance. Take Mega …

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Kelly Marie Tran starred in Disney’s “Raya and the Last Dragon”.

Vietnamese-American actress Kelly Marie Tran is the new star of Disney’s animated “Raya and the Last Dragon,” an original fantasy film that is heavily influenced by Southeast Asian traditions and cultures. Disney also gave a first look at the film about a computer-generated raya and her trusted Ross Tuk Tuk, which the makers describe as “a fuzzy bear meets an …

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SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule for NASA’s next astronaut launch arrives in Florida

SpaceX is advancing preparations for the next NASA astronaut mission, which is currently planned for the end of October. The Crew Dragon The capsule that will launch Crew 1’s flight to the International Space Station arrived in Florida on Tuesday, August 18 said in an update Friday (August 21). The spacecraft made the journey from SpaceX’s headquarters in Hawthorne, California …

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Could a dragon spaceship fly people to the moon? It’s complicated

Enlarge /. Crew Dragon splashes into the sea on August 2nd. Bill Inglalls / NASA On a final Sunday afternoon, a black and white spaceship sped through the atmosphere, ionizing molecules and creating a plasma inferno. In the midst of this fireball, two astronauts sheltered in the small port of Dragon ship endeavorwhen its carbon-based heat shield crispy and peeled …

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