NASA astronaut shares stunning view of sunrise from space

Katie Ramirez
July 31, 2020

Also, that will make ready for a Crew Dragon case to be propelled on its first completely operational strategic, the space station, Crew-1, which is scheduled for late September. Donald McErlean, a member of NASA's Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel, recently said, "However, despite this progress, which is definite and in fact measurable, the panel continues to be concerned about quality control problems that seemingly have plagued the Boeing commercial crew program". They include Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur, who will also serve as spacecraft commander and pilot, respectively.

The assignment, which is slated to start in the spring of 2021, will enjoy NASA astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur in addition to Akihiko Hoshide of the space program JAXA and ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet. Her mission will be the Crew Dragon's second in a series of at least six round-trips to and from the International Space Station (ISS). © SpaceX A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off carrying NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley inside a Crew Dragon spaceship in the Demo-2 mission, May 30, 2020.

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In 2014, NASA admitted two settled-value records: $4.2 billion for Boeing and $2.6 billion to SpaceX, which wanted to plan a group commendable form of the Dragon case that had just been flying payload to and from the International Space Station. They are set to return to Earth on 2 August.

Their mission, called Demo-2, is a demonstration that the Crew Dragon can safely carry humans to and from the ISS. McArthur operated the shuttle's robotic arm over the course of the 12 days and 21 hours she spent in space, capturing the telescope and moving crew members during the five spacewalks needed to fix and upgrade it. Roberto Vittori, an Italian astronaut, made the trip aboard NASA's Space Shuttle Endeavour in 2011. He has spent a total of 189 days in space and has performed six spacewalks. It aims to understand challenges faced during long space durations and find solutions for overcoming them. He has spent 140 days 17 hours 26 minutes in space. Pesquet previously flew as part of Expeditions 50 and 51, launching aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft and spending 196 days in space.

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