Axiom Mission 1 Private Astronaut Crew Safely Splashes Down Near Florida

[ad_1] SpaceX’s Dragon Endeavour capsule splashes down in the Atlantic Ocean on April 25, 2022, marking the end of Axiom Space’s Axiom Mission 1 – the first all-private astronaut mission to the International Space Station. Credit: Axiom Space Axiom Space astronauts Michael López-Alegría, Larry Connor, Eytan Stibbe, and Mark Pathy have safely returned to Earth, […]

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Dragon Endeavour Departs Space Station – Axiom Astronauts Finally Returning to Earth

[ad_1] The SpaceX Dragon Endeavour crew ship carrying four Axiom Mission 1 astronauts approaches the International Space Station less than a day after launching from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Both spacecraft were orbiting 257 miles above the Atlantic Ocean northwest of the island country of The Republic of Cabo Verde, which is off […]

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NASA, Axiom Space, and SpaceX Teams Wave-Off Ax-1 Undocking – Space Station Reboosts

[ad_1] The SpaceX Dragon Endurance crew ship is pictured from a window aboard the SpaceX Dragon Endeavour crew ship. Endurance is docked to the Harmony module’s forward-facing port while Endeavour is docked to Harmony’s space-facing port on the International Space Station. Credit: NASA At the conclusion of a weather briefing ahead of today’s planned undocking, […]

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Axiom Ax-1 Departure and Spacewalk Preps Wrap Up Work Week on Space Station

[ad_1] By NASA April 22, 2022 The International Space Station is pictured from the SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour during a fly around of the orbiting lab that took place following its undocking from the Harmony module’s space-facing port on November 8, 2021. The orbital complex was flying 263 miles above the Marshall Islands in the […]

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NASA Coverage for Private Astronaut Axiom Mission 1 Departure From Space Station

[ad_1] This artist’s concept shows a SpaceX Crew Dragon docking with the International Space Station. Credit: SpaceX NASA will provide live coverage of the undocking and departure of the Axiom Mission 1 (Ax-1) in the SpaceX Dragon Endeavour spacecraft prior to its return to Earth from the International Space Station (ISS). The four-member private astronaut […]

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Space Station Crew Busy With Research as Managers Work Axiom Ax-1 and SpaceX Crew-4 Missions

[ad_1] By NASA April 21, 2022 The SpaceX Dragon Endurance crew ship is pictured from a window aboard the SpaceX Dragon Endeavour crew ship. Endurance is docked to the Harmony module’s forward-facing port while Endeavour is docked to Harmony’s space-facing port on the International Space Station. Credit: NASA The four private astronauts from Axiom Space […]

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Private Axiom Astronauts “Stuck” on Space Station Until Saturday

[ad_1] April 9, 2022: International Space Station Configuration. Six spaceships are parked at the space station including the SpaceX Dragons Endurance and Endeavour; the Northrop Grumman Cygnus space freighter; and Russia’s Soyuz MS-21 crew ship and the Progress 79 and 80 resupply ships. Credit: NASA The integrated NASA, Axiom Space, and SpaceX teams have agreed […]

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Private Astronaut Mission Undocking Waved Off – NASA, Axiom Space, and SpaceX Assessing

[ad_1] The SpaceX Dragon Endeavour crew ship is pictured docked to the Harmony module’s space-facing international docking adapter. Endeavour carried four Axiom Mission 1 astronauts, Commander Michael Lopez-Alegria, Pilot Larry Connor, and Mission Specialists Eytan Stibbe and Mark Pathy, to the International Space Station for several days of research, education, and commercial activities. Credit: NASA […]

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Private Ax-1 Astronauts Prep for Departure From Space Station As Crew-4 Mission Nears Launch

[ad_1] A SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft approaches the International Space Station for docking in this illustration. Credit: NASA/SpaceX On Tuesday morning, NASA Commander Tom Marshburn and his six Expedition 67 flight engineers held a farewell ceremony for the four-member Axiom Mission 1 (Ax-1) crew. Four SpaceX Crew-4 astronauts arrived at the Kennedy Space Center in […]

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Private Ax-1 Astronauts Extend Stay on Space Station: Dragon Endeavour Departure Postponed

[ad_1] The SpaceX Dragon Endeavour carrying four Axiom Mission 1 astronauts approaches the International Space Station on April 9, 2022, less than a day after launching from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Pictured above Earth’s horizon is the first quarter Moon. Credit: NASA NASA Mission Control has informed the Expedition 67 and Axiom Mission […]

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