SpaceX Crew Docks at the International Space Station


first_img– Advertisement – The crew overcame iffy weather and launched Sunday at 7:27 p.m. Eastern time from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. The journey lasted 27 hours.When the Dragon’s commander, Mike S. Hopkins, made radio contact, Kate Rubins, an astronaut aboard the space station, called out, “Oh, what a good voice to hear,” The Associated Press reported. The Crew Dragon spacecraft, a privately built and operated vessel carrying four NASA astronauts, successfully arrived at the International Space Station on Monday night. “Docking confirmed — Crew Dragon has arrived at the @space_station!” the rocket company SpaceX, started by Elon Musk, announced on Twitter. – Advertisement – The trip is a milestone in the effort to bring private spaceflight to reality. – Advertisement –center_img “For the first time in history, there is a commercial capability from a private sector entity to safely and reliably transport people to space,” Phil McAlister, director of commercial spaceflight development at NASA, said in a telephone interview with reporters on Thursday.In the future, instead of relying on government-operated spacecraft, NASA astronauts and anyone else with enough money can buy a ticket on a commercial rocket.The four astronauts on this flight are Mr. Hopkins, Shannon Walker and Victor J. Glover of NASA and Soichi Noguchi, a Japanese astronaut. They are to stay at the space station for six months. – Advertisement –last_img read more

Mo Salah shows off dramatic new haircut


first_img Salah unveiled the new look on his Instagram account with a clip showing him brushing his hair with a comb. Since his move to Merseyside three summers ago, the Egypt international has scored 94 goals and provided 41 assists in 152 appearances in all competitions. His new clean cut look shows his beard tidily trimmed an even his eyebrows seem to have had some attention. “60 goals next season confirmed,” said one Reds supporter. Mohamed Salah has stunned fan by revealing a new haircut after his Premier League winning season with Liverpool. The Anfield icon has switched it up and gone for a trendy fade on his back and sides, while still keeping his curls flowing on top. Promoted Content7 Truly Incredible Facts About Black Holes7 Universities In The World With The Highest Market ValueBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The Universe7 Theories About The Death Of Our Universe8 Weird Facts About Coffee That Will Surprise You6 Extreme Facts About Hurricanes14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right Now10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do6 Incredibly Strange Facts About HurricanesA Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic Bombs7 Famous And Incredibly Unique Places In Thailand Read Also: Ronaldo models Juventus latest home kit as iconic stripes return“Mo looking like he’s about to release an R&B record!” laughed another.“We should’ve never sold Lovren, he’s going mental without him!” joked a third.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img Advertisement Loading… last_img read more