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November 11, 2021

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Space.com

In photos: SpaceX’s Crew-3 astronaut launch for NASA

The Crew-3 mission marked SpaceX’s fifth crewed spaceflight and the fourth astronaut mission for NASA. Crew-3 launched NASA astronauts Raja Chari, Tom Marshburn, Kayla Barron and European Space Agency astronaut Matthias Maurer. It is the first spaceflight …

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Partial lunar eclipse 2021: When, where and how to see the Beaver Moon eclipse on Nov. 19

At maximum eclipse, the moon’s face will be 97% covered by the deepest part of the Earth’s shadow and will probably turn a deep red, the observatory said. November’s full moon is traditional known as the Beaver Moon, as beavers are preparing for winter, …

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Space.com

SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts and NASA honor Veterans Day from space and Earth

NASA and the astronauts of SpaceX’s Crew-3 mission shared a moment of silence to honor U.S. veterans this Veterans Day (Nov. 11). Veterans Day marks the anniversary of the armistice, an agreement that was signed by the allies and Germany that ended …

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Tour SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Endurance with its Crew-3 astronauts in this NASA video

The Crew-3 astronauts — NASA’s Raja Chari, Tom Marshburn, and Kayla Barron, along with European Space Agency’s (ESA) Matthias Maurer — introduced their fifth companion: a sequined plush turtle called “Pfau.” …

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Space.com

SpaceX launches Crew-3 astronauts to space station for NASA in nighttime liftoff

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX just launched its fourth astronaut mission for NASA as part of the agency’s commercial crew program. A slightly sooty Falcon 9 rocket topped with a Crew Dragon capsule took to the skies above NASA’s Kennedy Space Center …

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Outside of Earth’s ‘shell,’ SpaceX’s Crew-3 reveal turtle as zero-g indicator

The “turtle-takeover” of outer space has begun. Just moments after entering Earth orbit on Wednesday (Nov. 10), SpaceX Crew-3 astronaut Kayla Barron released a sparkling sea turtle to float above her head. The “zero-g indicator,” a doll used to show …

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The Washington Post

Weather has cleared for SpaceX launch to the space station

On board the Dragon spacecraft are NASA astronauts Raja Chari, Kayla Barron and Tom Marshburn. They are joined by European astronaut Matthias Maurer, an engineer from Germany.

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Space.com

Rocket Lab to launch satellites, recover booster on Tuesday. How to watch live.

Rocket Lab plans to recover a booster after launching two satellites to orbit tonight (Nov. 10), and you can watch the action live. A two-stage Electron rocket topped with …

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Spaceflight Now

SpaceX debuts new Dragon capsule in launch to the International Space Station

NASA astronauts Raja Chari, Tom Marshburn, Kayla Barron, and European Space Agency mission specialist Matthias Maurer rocketed off pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center on top of a 215-foot-tall (65-meter) Falcon 9 launcher at 9:03:31 p.m. EST Wednesday (0203:31 …

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The New York Times

SpaceX Live Updates: NASA’s Crew-3 Astronauts Board Rocket to Space Station

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon is a gumdrop-shaped astronaut capsule that can seat up to seven people, but it has flown only four-person crews so far. The capsule launches to space atop SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket …

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