SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft Docks With ISS Delivering Science Benefiting Humans

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The pressurized capsule of the SpaceX Cargo Dragon resupply ship with its nose cone open is pictured as the vehicle departs the International Space Station on January 23, 2022. Credit: NASA While the International Space Station (ISS) was traveling in orbit more than 267 miles over the South Atlantic Ocean, the NASA astronauts Bob Hines … Read more

Sotheby’s launches its ‘Geek Week’ auction In New York with hundreds of science-themed items

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The halls of New York’s Sotheby’s auction house are roaming with dinosaurs, filled with meteorites and showcasing items that have been to the moon and back for its annual ‘Geek Week’ that is auctioning off hundreds of science-themed objects. Attendees can bid on the pen Buzz Aldrin used to ignite the failed engines on the … Read more

NASA safety advisers warn ISS transition plans on “precarious trajectory” – SpaceNews

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WASHINGTON — NASA’s safety advisers warn that the agency’s efforts to transition from the International Space Station to commercial space stations without a gap are on a “precarious trajectory.” At a July 21 meeting of the Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel, members said they were concerned that commercial stations whose development is being supported by NASA … Read more