Space Force Preparing For NASA Astronaut Rescue Missions

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As NASA and SpaceX get ready for the latter’s first commercial crewed flight to the International Space Station (ISS), the U.S. Space Force is also making its own set of preparations. The military branch is currently prepping its special unit that’s responsible for rescuing NASA’s astronauts during emergencies.

SpaceX Releases Simulator For Docking Crew Dragon At ISS

SpaceX Dragon has made several resupply trips to the International Space Station but May's launch will be the first crewed mission
SpaceX has released a free online simulator that provides space enthusiasts with the opportunity to fly a spaceship. Specifically, the simulator shows what it’s like to dock SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule at the International Space Station (ISS).

NASA Asteroid Tracker: 4 NEOs To Fly Past Earth This Week

NASA’s automated asteroid tracking system has detected four near-Earth objects that will fly past the planet this week. According to the data collected by the agency, all four asteroids follow natural orbits that intersect Earth’s path.
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NASA Asteroid Tracker: Massive 886-Foot NEO To Whiz Past Earth On Tuesday

NASA’s Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS) detected a massive “potentially hazardous” asteroid that’s expected to safely fly past Earth on Tuesday (May 12). According to the agency’s asteroid tracking system, the approaching asteroid is bigger than the Washington Monument.
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NASA Unveils New Reprocessed Images Of Jupiter’s Moon Europa

NASA has released reprocessed images of Jupiter’s moon Europa that were taken during a previous flyby mission. According to the agency, the reprocessed images help in identifying new features on the moon in preparation for the Europa Clipper mission.


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