SpaceX: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

SpaceX Crew-1 Mission: Four Astronauts launched into space

Published: November 16, 2020

On November 16, 2020, SpaceX launched four astronauts into the space under Mission Crew 1. The Crew Dragon capsule becomes the first spacecraft to be certified by NASA after 40 years. Being the first in a series, there will be regular flights by the SpaceX to the International Space Station. Highlights The SpaceX Falcon 9 ..

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What is SpaceX-NASA’s upcoming CREW1 mission?

Published: November 13, 2020

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft will lift off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on November 14, 2020. The spacecraft will carry a crew of four people to the International Space Station (ISS) for a 6-month-long mission. Just before the mission, NASA has also provided its first spacecraft certification by certifying SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule ..

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Russia’s Energia plans to take First Tourist on Space Walk in 2023

Published: June 26, 2020

On 25th June 2020, Russian Company- S.P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation Energia (also known as RSC Energia) has announced that it will take the first tourist for a spacewalk in 2023. The announcement came after RSC Energia has signed a deal with Space Adventures (space tourism company in the United States). RSC Energia is ..

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SpaceX: First Private Space Company to send NASA astronauts to space

Published: June 1, 2020

The SpaceX has become the first private rocket company to send astronauts to space. The company sent Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken to space initiating a new business model for NASA. Highlights According to the US Government, the mission will end the reliance of NASA on Russian space rockets. Why is a private Space Company ..

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Demo-2 mission: NASA to launch Astronauts to space first time in 11 years

Published: April 18, 2020

On April 18, 2020, NASA announced that it will launch its flight of astronauts on May 27, 2020. This is the first flight of NASA in 9 years. Highlights The mission is to use Falcon-9 rocket. The astronauts are to be sent for an extended stay at the international space station. The mission is to ..

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