Tag Archives: Capsule

SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule arrives at space station

SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule arrives at space station

SpaceX’s robotic Dragon cargo capsule arrived at the International Space Station early this morning (March 9), delivering more than 4,300 lbs. (1,950 kilograms) of supplies to the orbiting lab. NASA astronaut Jessica Meir used the station’s huge Canadarm robotic arm to capture Dragon at 6:25 a.m. EDT (1025 GMT), while …

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SpaceX launches the last flight of its original Dragon cargo capsule

SpaceX launches the last flight of its original Dragon cargo capsule

Late last night, SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket on the company’s 20th cargo mission to the International Space Station, sending more than 4,500 pounds of supplies and science experiments to the three crew members living in orbit. Following takeoff, SpaceX then landed its Falcon 9 on solid ground— …

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Boeing Hit With 61 Safety Fixes for Starliner Astronaut Capsule

Multiple Software Errors Doomed Boeing Starliner Crew Capsule Test: NASA

Boeing faces 61 safety fixes following last year’s botched test flight of its Starliner crew capsule, NASA said Friday. NASA has also designated December’s aborted space station mission as a serious “high-visibility close call” that could have destroyed the capsule — twice. In releasing the outcome of a joint investigation, …

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High-Tech Capsule Could One Day Replace Insulin Injections

News Picture: High-Tech Capsule Could One Day Replace Insulin Injections

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — For people with type 2 diabetes, could the days of having to jab themselves with a needle whenever they need insulin be over? It’s now a distinct possibility, say researchers who have developed a capsule that can deliver insulin …

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Multiple Software Errors Doomed Boeing Starliner Crew Capsule Test: NASA

Multiple Software Errors Doomed Boeing Starliner Crew Capsule Test: NASA

Multiple software issues and a poor radio link doomed a test flight of Boeing’s crew capsule late last year, NASA said Friday, revealing for the first time a glitch that could have destroyed the spaceship on its re-entry. The Starliner’s December 20 mission, an uncrewed test flight, was ended early …

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