Behnken and Hurley Name Crew Dragon Capsule as Endeavour

Bill Jelen

May 31, 2020

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News Low Earth Orbit: Dragon Capsule 206 has been renamed Capsule Endeavour.

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SpaceX Founder and Chief Engineer Elon Musk celebrates following the successful launch of Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley aboard a Crew Dragon spacecraft.  Photo credit: Michael Howard / We Report Space

American Astronauts Launch from American Soil in Historic Test Flight of SpaceX Endeavour Crew Capsule

NASA's Commercial Crew program celebrates a crucial milestone as the first astronauts depart Earth aboard a commercially built and operated American spacecraft.

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SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center, carrying astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley on the first US Commercial Crew spaceflight.  Photo credit: Michael Seeley / We Report Space

SpaceX DEMO-2 is Away

After a 9-year hiatus, Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39A once again provides the jumping-off point to human spaceflight, as SpaceX's Demo-2 mission ushers in a new era of commercial spaceflight.

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Serious weather moves across Kennedy Space Center during the SpaceX Crew Demo-2 countdown.  Photo credit: Jared Haworth / We Report Space

"...And SpaceX is STILL ready"

Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley were treated to a very thorough dress rehearsal today as the SpaceX Crew Demo-2 flight was called off at T-18 minutes due to weather.

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The sun rises over Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39A and SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule.  Official SpaceX Photo.

SpaceX's Demo-2 Mission is Ready for Launch

Questions about weather, touchscreen flight controls, astronaut breakfast and the new black closeout suits are addressed at Monday's pre-launch briefing.

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