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NASA video shows the cramped quarters where SpaceX's 4 civilian passengers will live for 3 days

The Inspiration4 crew sits inside a model Crew Dragon spaceship. Left to right: Chris Sembroski, Sian Proctor, Jared Isaacman, and Hayley Arceneaux. SpaceX SpaceX just launched its first tourist crew into Earth's orbit aboard its Crew Dragon spaceship. The mission, called Inspiration4, will have four civilians orbiting in the spaceship for three days. NASA astronauts' video from inside the ship shows how cramped their quarters will be. See more stories on Insider's business pag...
Tags: Spacex, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Space Tourism, International Space Station, Spaceships, Lockheed Martin, Astronauts, Air Force, Crew Dragon, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Proctor, Hawthorne California


SpaceX has launched a billionaire-funded crew of space tourists toward orbit - the first civilian mission of its kind

The Inspiration4 crew lifted off aboard a Falcon 9 rocket on September 15, 2021. Inspiration4/John Kraus; NASA/Aubrey Gemignani SpaceX's first all-civilian crew has lifted off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The Inspiration4 mission is sending four people into orbit for three days aboard a Crew Dragon spaceship. In space, the crew members will do scientific research, make art, and take in the views. See more stories on Insider's business page. A SpaceX rocket screa...
Tags: Spacex, Florida, Science, News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Space Tourism, Mars, Lockheed Martin, Air Force, Falcon 9, Rocket Launch, Falcon, Crew Dragon


SpaceX has launched a billionaire-funded crew of space tourists into orbit - the first civilian mission of its kind

The Inspiration4 crew lifted off aboard a Falcon 9 rocket on September 15, 2021. Inspiration4/John Kraus; NASA/Aubrey Gemignani SpaceX's first all-civilian crew has launched from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The Inspiration4 mission is sending four people into orbit for three days aboard a Crew Dragon spaceship. In space, the crew members will do scientific research, make art, and take in the views. See more stories on Insider's business page. A SpaceX rocket just sc...
Tags: Spacex, Florida, Science, News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Space Tourism, Mars, Lockheed Martin, Air Force, Falcon 9, Rocket Launch, Falcon, Crew Dragon


SpaceX's first civilian crew will have zip ties and sedatives onboard their spaceship in case someone becomes a danger

The Inspiration4 crew enjoys weightlessness on a parabolic flight, July 11, 2021. Inspiration4/John Kraus SpaceX is launching its first civilians into orbit Wednesday, weather permitting. The crew of this Inspiration4 mission completed a five-month training program to prepare. Nonetheless, SpaceX is sending them up with zip ties and sedatives in case someone becomes a danger to themselves or others. See more stories on Insider's business page. SpaceX plans to launch a spaceship full ...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Science, News, Montana, Trends, Nasa, International Space Station, Associated Press, Lockheed Martin, Air Force, Spaceflight, Rocket Launch, Falcon, Kramer, St Jude Children s Research Hospital


Photos show how SpaceX's first civilian crew trained by climbing Mount Rainier and flying jets. They launch Wednesday.

The Crew-2 members on a parabolic flight that simulates zero gravity. Left to right: Chris Sembroski, Hayley Arceneaux, Jared Isaacman, and Sian Proctor. Inspiration4/John Kraus SpaceX is launching its first spaceship full of civilians into orbit on Wednesday. The crew of this Inspiration4 mission completed an intense five-month training program with SpaceX. They climbed Mount Rainier, did a 30-hour simulation inside the Crew Dragon spaceship, and took a zero-gravity plane ride. See more s...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Texas, Science, News, Montana, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Richard Branson, Lockheed Martin, Jeff Bezos, Astronauts, Air Force, Falcon 9


SpaceX is launching its first civilians on Wednesday. Photos reveal how they trained for the 3-day spaceflight.

The Crew-2 members on a parabolic flight that simulates zero gravity. Left to right: Chris Sembroski, Hayley Arceneaux, Jared Isaacman, and Sian Proctor. Inspiration4/John Kraus SpaceX is launching its first spaceship full of civilians into orbit on Wednesday. The crew of this Inspiration4 mission completed an intense four-month training program with SpaceX. They climbed Mount Rainier, did a 30-hour simulation inside the Crew Dragon spaceship, and took a zero-gravity plane ride. See more s...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Texas, Science, News, Montana, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Richard Branson, Lockheed Martin, Jeff Bezos, Astronauts, Air Force, Falcon 9


Star Trek's Gene Roddenberry Is Finally Getting the Biopic He Deserves

On August 19th, 2021, Eugene Wesley Roddenberry was born in El Paso, Texas. He grew up to become a member of the Air Force during World War II, a member of the LAPD afterward, and a burgeoning TV screenwriter. And, oh yeah, he created one of the most beloved and enduring science fiction franchises of all time. The man…Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Television, Star Trek, Spock, Air Force, Jack, William Shatner, Lapd, Kelvin, Al Pacino, Leonard Nimoy, Gene Roddenberry, Roddenberry, El Paso Texas, Nichelle Nichols


SpaceX's first civilian crew will have 'one hell of a view' from the spaceship's toilet in a new glass dome

An illustration of SpaceX's Crew Dragon spaceship with a glass dome "cupola" at its nose. SpaceX SpaceX could launch the world's first all-civilian crew into orbit as soon as September. The Inspiration4 crew will have a glass dome, or "cupola," on their Crew Dragon spaceship. That's where SpaceX's mysterious toilet is, according to mission commander Jared Isaacman. See more stories on Insider's business page. SpaceX's first civilian crew is poised to enjoy what may ...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Russia, Trends, Ap, Nasa, Earth, Spaceships, Jeff Bezos, Astronauts, Air Force, Iss, Forbes, Crew Dragon


A Space Force Commander was fired after comments made on conservative podcasts about diversity and Marxism

President Donald Trump stands as Chief of Space Operations at US Space Force Gen. John Raymond, second from left, and Chief Master Sgt. Roger Towberman, second from right, hold the United States Space Force flag as it is presented in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, May 15, 2020, in Washington. Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett stands far left. Alex Brandon/AP A commander in the US Space Force was fired for comments made during podcast appearances. Lt. Col. Matthew Loh...
Tags: Science, News, Republicans, Washington, US, America, Trends, Department Of Defense, Cnn, United States, Marxism, New York Times, Pentagon, Air Force, Donald Trump, Defense Department


Astronaut Michael Collins, who circled the moon during the Apollo 11 landing, has died at age 90

Michael Collins practices in the Apollo 11 Command Module simulator on June 19, 1969, at Kennedy Space Center. NASA NASA astronaut Michael Collins, who participated in the Apollo 11 moon-landing mission, has died at 90. Collins piloted the Command Module Columbia while Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon. "The thing I remember most is the view of planet Earth from a great distance," Collins later said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Astronaut Michael Collins...
Tags: Florida, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Washington Dc, Npr, Astronaut, Air Force, US Army, Collins, Neil Armstrong, Michael, Apollo 11, Mike


An early SpaceX engineer crawled inside an imploding rocket on a jet in midair to save the company

Elon Musk. Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images SpaceX almost ran out of money in 2008 and had one last chance to launch a rocket to orbit. Its one remaining rocket began to implode while flying on board a C-17 jet, according to a new book. So engineer Zach Dunn crawled inside the rocket to stop its collapse and save SpaceX. See more stories on Insider's business page. SpaceX almost died aboard a C-17 jet above Hawaii.In 2008, before the company had successfully launched a single rocket, ...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, California, Trends, Tesla, Hawaii, Rockets, Air Force, Pacific, Rocket Launch, Berger, Marshall Islands, Musk, Falcon


An early SpaceX engineer crawled inside an imploding rocket on a jet in mid-air to save the company

Elon Musk. Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images SpaceX almost ran out of money in 2008, and had one last chance to launch a rocket to orbit. Its one remaining rocket began to implode while flying onboard a C-17 jet, according to a new book. So engineer Zach Dunn crawled inside the rocket to stop its collapse and save SpaceX. See more stories on Insider's business page. SpaceX almost died aboard a C-17 jet above Hawaii.In 2008, before the company had successfully launched a single rocket, ...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, California, Trends, Tesla, Hawaii, Rockets, Air Force, Pacific, Rocket Launch, Berger, Marshall Islands, Musk, Falcon


Army, Air Force fund research to pursue quantum computing

Joint Army- and Air Force-funded researchers have taken a step toward building a fault-tolerant quantum computer, which could provide enhanced data processing capabilities.
Tags: Science, Air Force, Army Air Force, Joint Army


SpaceX once left its rocket engineers on an island without food, leading them to mutiny, according to a new book

Elon Musk. Susan Walsh/AP SpaceX's first engineers lived on a remote Pacific island to prepare the company's earliest rocket for launch. In the first year that SpaceX was on the island, food shipments sometimes failed. So one day, hungry engineers refused to work until a helicopter brought chicken and cigarettes. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In SpaceX's earliest days, its rocket engineers lived on a remote Pacific island, where they occasionally ran out of food.O...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, California, Trends, Ars Technica, Ronald Reagan, US military, Army, Air Force, Pacific, US Army, Rocket Launch, US Air Force, Berger


U.S. Space Force Will Get Next-Gen Missile-Warning Satellites From Lockheed Martin

The Pentagon has granted Lockheed Martin a $4.9 billion contract to build three missile-warning satellites for the U.S. Space Force. Parked in geosynchronous orbit, the next-generation satellites will warn of incoming threats from virtually anywhere in the world.Read more...
Tags: Science, Defense, Pentagon, Lockheed Martin, Air Force, Military Technology, Space Force, U S Space Force


Chuck Yeager, First Faster-Than-Sound Pilot, Dies at 97

America has lost one of its great daredevils of the sky. Chuck Yeager, the Air Force test pilot who made history by being the first person to break the sound barrier, died on Monday evening. He was 97. Read more...
Tags: Space, Science, America, Nasa, Air Force, Chuck Yeager


Chuck Yeager, 1st to break sound barrier, dies at 97

By The Associated Press Retired Air Force Brig. Gen. Charles “Chuck” Yeager, the World War II fighter pilot ace and quintessential test pilot who showed he had the “right stuff” when in 1947 he became the first person to fly faster than sound, has died. He was 97. Yeager died Monday, his wife, Victoria Yeager, said on his Twitter account. “It is w/ profound sorrow, I must tell you that my life love General Chuck Yeager passed just before 9pm ET. An incredible life well lived, America’s greatest ...
Tags: Science, California, France, Uncategorized, America, West Virginia, Sport, Nasa, Soccer, Obituaries, Air Force, Eagle, Jim Young, Charleston, Northern California, Uncle Sam


The Air Force is sending 60 healthcare workers to North Dakota to address a staffing crisis as the state has just 13 ICU beds open

Gov. Doug Burgum announced in a statement Thursday that the Federal Emergency Management Agency approved the state's request for federal assistance. Reuters The US Air Force is sending 60 medical personnel to North Dakota to address a staffing crisis, after the Federal Emergency Management Agency approved the state's request for federal assistance. The state has 13 staffed intensive care unit beds available across all of its hospitals, and 211 standard inpatient beds, according to the ...
Tags: Science, Nurses, White House, Trends, North Dakota, Fema, Healthcare, Air Force, US Air Force, Reuters, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Bismarck Tribune, Doug Burgum, Burgum, Healthcare Workers, Coronavirus


Meet the 4 astronauts SpaceX just launched on the longest human spaceflight in NASA history

SpaceX SpaceX launched its first operational human mission for NASA on Sunday, rocketing a full crew of four astronauts into orbit. NASA astronaut Shannon Walker became the first woman ever to fly in a commercial spacecraft. Soichi Noguchi, of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, has now flown on three different launch systems. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. On Sunday evening, a SpaceX rocket roared to life, spewed fire through the dark, and carried the company's ...
Tags: Japan, Spacex, Science, News, Navy, California, US, Trends, Nasa, International Space Station, US Senate, Astronauts, Air Force, Iss, Rocket Launch, Hopkins


SpaceX says 'all systems are go' to launch NASA's longest, most ambitious astronaut mission yet on Sunday night

Left to right: Crew-1 commander Mike Hopkins, pilot Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, and Soichi Noguchi SpaceX NASA has given SpaceX the green light to proceed with its most crucial mission yet: launching four astronauts to the International Space Station. The Crew-1 mission was set to launch Saturday but mission managers bumped the flight to Sunday due to weather and technical issues. SpaceX said on Sunday morning that "all systems are go" for a launch at 7:27 p.m. ET. However, launch site ...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Mars, Astronauts, Air Force, Iss, Demo, Gulf of Mexico, Rocket Launch, Falcon


Meet the 4 astronauts about to launch on SpaceX's first operational human mission for NASA

The Crew-1 astronauts arrive at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on November 8, 2020. NASA/Kim Shiflett SpaceX's first operational human mission for NASA is set to launch from the Kennedy Space Center on Sunday. The crew includes three NASA astronauts and a veteran Japanese astronaut. NASA astronaut Shannon Walker is set to become the first woman ever to fly in a commercial spacecraft. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The demonstration phase is over.On Sunday e...
Tags: Japan, Spacex, Florida, Science, News, Navy, California, US, Trends, Nasa, International Space Station, US Senate, Astronauts, Air Force, Iss, Hopkins


SpaceX's next astronaut mission for NASA has been delayed until Sunday due to wind and issues with the rocket-booster recovery

The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft sits atop a Falcon 9 rocket at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, May 29, 2020. NASA and SpaceX have delayed the launch of their next astronaut mission to 7:27 p.m. EST on Sunday. The launch was scheduled for Saturday but pushed back due to "onshore winds and first-stage booster recovery readiness," according to NASA. The Crew-1 mission is SpaceX's first full-length, contracted mission for NASA. This was the fourth time NASA announced a...
Tags: Transportation, Weather, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Russia, Trends, Nasa, International Space Station, Air Force, Boeing, Falcon, Mike Hopkins, Walker


Exercise and nutrition regimen benefits physical, cognitive health

Researchers studied the effects of a 12-week exercise regimen on 148 active-duty Air Force airmen, half of whom also received a twice-daily nutrient beverage that included protein; the omega-3 fatty acid, DHA; lutein; phospholipids; vitamin D; B vitamins and other micronutrients; along with a muscle-promoting compound known as HMB. Both groups improved in physical and cognitive function, with added gains among those who regularly consumed the nutritional beverage, the team reports.
Tags: Science, Air Force, DHA


Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner test negative for coronavirus as a slew of White House aides are screened after the president contracts the disease

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner listen as President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at Atlantic Aviation on September 22, 2020 in Moon Township, Pennsylvania. Jeff Swensen/Getty Images President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have contracted the coronavirus and are quarantining, the president tweeted around 1 a.m. on Friday. His daughter, Ivanka, and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, both of whom are senior White House advisors, were screened for the coronavirus and tested negat...
Tags: Politics, Usa, Science, News, Cdc, White House, China, Trends, United States, Air Force, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence, State, Melania Trump, Hope Hicks


Trump held an indoor fundraiser with supporters even after White House officials knew Hope Hicks had tested positive for COVID-19

White House adviser Hope Hicks and President Donald Trump at a campaign rally. Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images President Donald Trump attended an indoor fundraiser in New Jersey after White House officials learned his adviser, Hope Hicks, had tested positive for COVID-19, multiple reports said. According to CBS News, a small group of officials knew on Wednesday evening that Hicks had tested positive. Trump attended the indoor fundraiser at his golf club around 1 p.m. EDT on Thursday. It's unc...
Tags: Politics, Science, Minnesota, Cdc, Cbs News, White House, Trends, Cnn, New Jersey, Ohio, Fox News, Air Force, Donald Trump, Collins, Trump, Melania Trump


Coronavirus live news: Hope Hicks tests positive for Covid after flying with Trump on Air Force One – reports

One of US president Donald Trump’s most senior advisers tests positive for coronavirus; Bars and restaurants in Paris face closure from Monday. Follow the latest updatesIndia’s death toll nears 100,000Madrid region performs U-turn and will obey lockdown rulesCrisis could force extra 2.5m girls into child marriage – charityTurkey and Poland added to England’s quarantine listBeijing’s streets during and after Covid lockdown – in pictures 2.16am BST The White House did not immediately respond t...
Tags: England, Science, Minnesota, Cdc, White House, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Ap, Infectious Diseases, Paris, Poland, Air Force, Donald Trump


Chinese Propaganda Video Rips Off Hollywood Movies to Fake Bombing of U.S. Base

The Chinese military has published a new propaganda video on the social media platform Weibo that appears to show Chinese bombers attacking a U.S. military base in Guam. Te video is an unexceptional piece of digital saber-rattling between China and the U.S., but the new video might seem oddly familiar to Americans.…Read more...
Tags: Hollywood, Science, China, War, Military, Weapons, Air Force, Donald Trump, PLA, New Cold War, Weibo, Guam, Steven Mnuchin, Steve Mnuchin, President Trump, Tiktok


U.S. Troops Asked About Using 'Heat Ray' Weapon Against Protesters, According to Whistleblower

Federal troops in Washington, D.C. considered using high-tech weapons, including sound cannons and so-called “heat rays,” against protesters outside the White House in June, according to sworn testimony from a whistleblower with the D.C. National Guard. The new evidence was obtained by both NPR and the Washington Post…Read more...
Tags: Science, Washington Post, Washington, Attorney General, White House, War, Drones, Darpa, Ads, Npr, Weapons, Air Force, Donald Trump, Whistleblowers, US Air Force, National Guard


AI Murder Machine Kicks Air Force Pilot's Ass in DARPA's Simulated Dogfight Contest

Anyone remember the 2005 sci-fi movie Stealth? As far as I can remember, it involves a secret, artificially intelligent U.S. Air Force fighter plane that rebels against its creators when it is struck by lightning. It was not very good.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, War, US military, Airplanes, Darpa, Air Force, Usaf, Heron, Autonomous Weapons, Semi Autonomous Weapons, AI Murder Machine Kicks Air Force


FBI, USAF Investigating if Military Helicopter Shot at in Virginia Was Targeted or Hit by Random Gunfire

Someone opened fire on a U.S. Air Force UH-1N Huey helicopter while it was flying in Virginia around noon on Monday, injuring one of the two pilots on board, an Air Force official told CNN on Wednesday.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Crime, Virginia, Cnn, Fbi, Helicopters, US military, Air Force, Usaf, U S Air Force, Huey, FBI USAF, Random Gunfire



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