Discovery & Science Channel Announce Star-Studded SpaceX Crew Launch Event

Jared Haworth

May 20, 2020

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‘SPACE LAUNCH LIVE: AMERICA RETURNS TO SPACE,’ a Multiplatform Event, to Simulcast Live Coast to Coast on Wednesday, May 27, at 2 PM ET/11 AM PT on Discovery and Science Channel.

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SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule atop a Falcon 9 rocket prior to the Demo-1 mission in 2019.  A similar spacecraft is scheduled to launch in May 2020 carrying astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley to the International Space Station.  Photo credit: Bill Jelen / We Report Space

NASA Releases Animation of Upcoming SpaceX Demo-2 Mission

SpaceX and NASA provide an overview animation showing the upcoming crewed flight of Dragon to the International Space Station.

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US Navy cartoon depicting the "Banana River Bounce," a Martin PBM Mariner having a bumpy touchdown on the surface of the Banana River.

Project Baker, Flight 19, and the Banana River Bounce: Patrick Air Force Base Turns 80

The narrow strip of land sandwiched between the Banana River and Atlantic Ocean has hosted a military presence for 80 years. Volunteer historian Roger McCormick shares stories from Naval Air Station Banana River / Patrick Air Force Base.

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Antares lifts off from Wallops Island on Saturday, February 15, 2020, carrying Cygnus NG-13 to the International Space Station, along with more than 3,500kg of supplies and scientific experiments.  Photo credit: Contributor photo, no reuse permitted.

Northrop Grumman launches Cygnus NG-13 mission to the ISS

Overcoming wind & ground support equipment delays, Cygnus launches for the ISS on February 15, 2020.

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SpaceX's Falcon 9 powers the Crew Dragon on its journey to orbit.  Photo Credit: Jared Haworth / We Report Space

SpaceX speeds Crew Dragon on its maiden voyage to the ISS

Space Exploration Technologies Corporation hit a major milestone in their Commercial Crew partnership with NASA in the early morning hours of March 2, 2019. Thundering off the launchpad at LC-39A, Kennedy Space Center, a brand new Falcon 9 rocket lifted a brand new Dragon capsule designed to carry human beings to the International Space Station. Alternately called "Dragon 2" and "Crew Dragon" by SpaceX CEO and Lead Designer Elon Musk, this maiden (uncrewed) flight is a critical step in both SpaceX and NASA certifying the spacecraft for future human flights.

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