Victor Glover becomes first Black astronaut on ISS for extended stay

21 Novembre, 2020, 01:16 | Auteur: Therese Cote
  • Expanded Expedition 64 Crew

The spacecraft, named Resilience, docked at 11:01 p.m.

At 4:27 PM PDT on Sunday, the SpaceX Falcon 9 booster exploded at the Kennedy Space Center 39A Launch Complex, as its engines illuminate the Florida coast. They will be part of the station's crew until April, when their replacements arrive on another Dragon capsule. Rubins, Glover, Hopkins and Walker are all NASA astronauts.

"What an fantastic last couple of days ..."

It might seem like Baby Yoda has learned to use the force at a very young age and was able to levitate himself off the ground, but in reality, he's just tagging along for SpaceX's journey to the International Space Station.

"I look forward to enjoying the new era and going together for the future", said Hiroshi Sasaki, Vice President of JAXA.

Another U.S. astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts are aboard the space station from a previous mission. This is the first crew rotation mission of NASA's Commercial Crew Program and the first commercial crew flight to include an global partner.

The Crew-1 astronauts are expected to spend about six months aboard the ISS, where they will work on a variety of scientific experiments and conduct spacewalks to carry out updates and repairs on the exterior of the space station. Late last night, the spacecraft successfully docked to the ISS. "It was an awesome ride".

"The last 27 hours have gone really smooth actually", Mr Hopkins said after boarding the space station.

Masters : Nadal au rendez-vous des demi-finales
Thiem a sauvé deux balles de set dans le tie-break de la première manche avant d'aligner trois points consécutifs et d'empocher le set.

Cette somme hallucinante offerte à ses plus proches amis — George Clooney
J'ai dormi sur leurs canapés quand j'étais fauché. Ils m'ont prêté de l'argent quand j'étais fauché. Et maintenant, c'est moi le gars avec l'enfant.

Coronavirus: Europe faces 'six tough months' of pandemic, WHO says
There are regions within WesternEurope that seem to be overcoming the crisis, particularly the lowlands near the English Channel. Europe , which on Tuesday saw its total number of coronavirus infections climb past 15 million, remained the hardest-hit region.

"We are so excited to be here".

US President-elect Joe Biden hailed the launch on Twitter as a "testament to the power of science and what we can accomplish by harnessing our innovation, ingenuity, and determinationx". while President Donald Trump called it "great".

"We cannot wait to get you onboard", she added after both spacecraft were awakened together.

Falcon 9 booster lifts off from Kennedy Space Centrer in Florida to take Crew Dragon capsule into orbit.

This spacecraft is capable of staying in the space orbit for over 200 plus days and can provide almost 500 pounds of cargo, science experiment to the International Space Station.

When SpaceX's Falcon 9 took off on Sunday night, the spaceflight company did something that it is getting good at. During flight, SpaceX commands the spacecraft from its control center in Hawthorne, California, while NASA teams monitor space station operations from its space center in Houston. A Baby Yoda plush toy was sent into space along with four astronauts on SpaceX's second-ever crewed flight. While onboard the ISS, he will serve as the Flight Engineer.

The Dragon has completed 22 flights to and from the space station, according to SpaceX.



Oxford COVID Vaccine Safe, Effective, Especially in Older Adults
The Chinese company has not yet provided any clear clinical evidence of efficacy. CNN has not seen the results of these trials yet.

Kelly Stafford, wife of Lions quarterback, rails against Michigan's latest coronavirus restrictions
So once we are able to leave our house, once this dictatorship decides to let us to have some freedom, there will be nothing left. Stafford also called for her followers to provide names of worthy small businesses to offer support during the lockdown.

Charlie Brown hits to return to PBS
Here's a link to my "10 Things To Know About "A Charlie Brown Christmas" " story from 2015, for the 50th anniversary". Peppermint Patty invites everyone to Charlie Brown's for Thanksgiving , even though he's going to see his grandmother.

Arecibo's huge telescope, featured in 'GoldenEye' and 'Contact,' to be decommissioned
The urgency now is to dismantle the structure safely before it collapses, putting people and other equipment at risk. Citing safety concerns, the firm ruled out efforts to fix the observatory and recommended a controlled demolition.

Feds set to release alarming new COVID-19 modelling in Canada
The new modelling was presented to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and opposition leaders in a rare, joint-briefing Thursday night. However, as the latest modelling presentation reads: "A stronger response is needed now to slow the spread of COVID-19".

Trump fires cyber security chief after election comments
Krebs "has been terminated" as the director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, a post to which Mr. E don run the agency from wen dem launch am two years ago afta di accuse say Russian chook mouth for USA 2016 election.

Music Teaser: Kate Hudson Leads Sia’s Directorial Debut Film
Songs From and Inspired By the Motion Picture, the 14-track album includes songs penned specially for the film and inspired by it. Sia will release new album " Music - Songs From And Inspired By The Motion Picture" on February 12th.

TikTok Star Charli D'Amelio Crying Over Backlash from Dinner Video
We're in the content business, and I've known Dixie and Charli for a long time, I've known the family for a long time. While most of the people criticized the social media star there are few friends who are voicing support for her.

Montpellier-Castres à nouveau reporté - Fil Info - Top 14 - Rugby
Il est vrai que de nombreux jokers , internationaux et médicaux, sont venus renforcer un effectif miné par les blessures. Ainsi, pour le déplacement à Montpellier , nous avions mis en congés 7 joueurs cadres de l'équipe.

Trump's daughter-in-law Lara 'is considering a 2022 Senate run in North Carolina'
The Senate race is expected to be competitive after North Carolina boosted its battleground status in November's election. She has the trifecta: "She can raise money, raise awareness of key issues, and raise attention to her race", Conway said.