MS-22 | Soyuz 2.1a | Everyday Astronaut

Featured image credit: ROSCOSMOS Lift Off Time September 21, 2022 – 14:54 UTC Mission Name MS-22, crewed flight to the International Space Station (ISS) Launch Provider(What rocket company launched it?) ROSCOSMOS Customer(Who paid for this?) ROSCOSMOS Rocket Soyuz 2.1a Launch Location Launch Complex 31/6, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan Payload mass 7,080 kg (15,610 Ib) (for the … Read more

NASA astronaut launches to space station aboard Russian rocket – Spaceflight Now

STORY WRITTEN FOR CBS NEWS & USED WITH PERMISSION A Soyuz rocket lifts off Sept. 21 with a crew of three heading for the International Space Station. Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls Despite severely strained US-Russian foreign relations, an American astronaut joined two Russian cosmonauts aboard a Soyuz spacecraft in Kazakhstan and rocketed into orbit Wednesday on … Read more

Canada eyes new astronaut flights with Axiom Space

Canadian astronauts may have a new pathway to exploring space. The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) may fly hardware and astronauts aboard SpaceX spacecraft in the not-too-distant future, under a memorandum of understanding (MOU) brokered with Houston-based company Axiom Space that was announced (opens in new tab) on Wednesday (Sept. 21). The MOU means that potentially, … Read more

MS-22 | Soyuz 2.1a | Everyday Astronaut

Featured image credit: ROSCOSMOS Lift Off Time(Subject to change) September 21, 2022 – 14:54 UTC Mission Name MS-22, crewed flight to the International Space Station (ISS) Launch Provider(What rocket company is launching it?) ROSCOSMOS Customer(Who’s paying for this?) ROSCOSMOS Rocket Soyuz 2.1a Launch Location Launch Complex 31/6, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan Payload mass 7,080 kg (15,610 … Read more

NS-23 | New Shepard | Everyday Astronaut

Featured Image Credit: Blue Origin Lift Off Time September 12, 2022 – 14:26 UTC | 09:26 CDT Mission Name NS-23 Launch Provider(What rocket company launched it?) Blue Origin Customer(Who paid for this?) NASA, several universities and schools, Blue Origin Rocket New Shepard 4 Launch Location Launch Site One, Corn Ranch, Texas, USA Payload mass N/A … Read more

Don Lind, shuttle astronaut whose moon mission was canceled, dies at 92

Don Lind, a former NASA astronaut who helped plan humanity’s first moonwalk before launching on the space shuttle, has died at the age of 92. Lind’s death on Tuesday (opens in new tab) (Aug. 30) was first reported by the Herald Journal in Logan, Utah. “Don is as close to the true ‘Renaissance Man’ — … Read more

Maiden Flight | RS1 | Everyday Astronaut

Featured image credit: ABL Space Systems Lift Off Time(Subject to change) NET September 10, 2022 – 22:00 UTC | 14:00 AKDT Mission Name RS1 Maiden Flight Launch Provider(What rocket company is launching it?) ABL Space Systems Customer(Who’s paying for this?) Omniteq Rocket RS1 Launch Location Pad 3C, Pacific Spaceport Center, Kodiak Island, Alaska, USA Payload … Read more

NS-23 | New Shepard | Everyday Astronaut

Featured Image Credit: Blue Origin Lift Off Time(Subject to change) August 31, 2022 – 13:30 UTC | 08:30 CDT Mission Name NS-23 Launch Provider(What rocket company is launching it?) Blue Origin Customer(Who’s paying for this?) NASA, several universities and schools, Blue Origin Rocket New Shepard 4 Launch Location Launch Site One, Corn Ranch, Texas, USA … Read more

NASA Astronaut Nicole Aunapu Mann will be the First Indigenous Woman in Space!

This Fall, the fifth crewed mission (Crew-5) of the NASA Commercial Crew Program will depart for the International Space Station (ISS). This mission will see four astronauts launch from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon (atop a Falcon 9 rocket). Once they reach the ISS, they will join the crew … Read more

NS-22 | New Shepard | Everyday Astronaut

Featured Image: Blue Origin Lift Off Time August 04, 2022 – 13:56:07 UTC | 08:56:07 CDT Mission Name NS-22 Launch Provider(What rocket company launched it?) Blue Origin Customer(Who paid for this?) Blue Origin Rocket New Shepard 4 Launch Location Launch Site One, Corn Ranch, Texas, USA Payload mass N/A Where did the spacecraft go? Sub-orbital … Read more