SpaceX has now completed the first demonstration flight for the crewed version of its Dragon spacecraft.
Dragon splashed into the Atlantic Ocean exactly on time, at 08:45 EST (13:45 UTC).
NASA has been unable to fly its own astronauts since the final Space Shuttle retired in 2011, after which the space agency turned to the private sector to develop the next generation of human spaceflight hardware.
Creation of Dragon is historic in the sense that it will allow NASA to send astronauts to the ISS from American soil.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine was ecstatic following splashdown. After docking at the ISS, the Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques was the first to enter the capsule, describing it as a "business-class" experience. While improvements still need to be made, the company aims to fly NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley on the next test flight. Now, commercial providers - specifically SpaceX and Boeing - are set to fulfill the role, while offering considerably cheaper seats ($58 million per seat rather than $81 million). After five days docked at the Station, Crew Dragon disembarked and returned to Earth. Vibration, acoustic and other measurements were taken throughout the recently completed flight, not only of the capsule but also the mannequin - named Ripley after the lead character in the "Alien" films - which was strapped into one of the four seats.
China's Huawei sues USA over federal ban on its products
Huawei's equipment is seen as considerably more advanced than that of competitors such as Sweden's Ericsson or Finland's Nokia. Huawei said it filed the lawsuit in the Eastern District Court in Plano, Texas where it has its U.S. headquarters.
When you're 18 the target is to improve tactically, mentally and physically. "To have pressure when you're 18 is unsafe ". We had a long period of good results in the past and then, suddenly, two weeks of disaster.
A death certificate obtained by TMZ noted Vincent died of cardiac arrest while a patient at an Asheville hospital. He is survived by his third wife, Patricia Ann Christ, and a daughter from his first marriage.
However, the authorities were not able to prevent the lion breeding though he was fined for unauthorized breeding several times. According to the Deutsche Presse-Agentur, there are more than 250 big cats kept by private owners in the country.
A spokesman for President Donald Trump, who was about to take office, called that decision "disappointing" and "troubling". After Manning refused to testify, Judge Hilton remanded the former intelligence analyst to the custody of the U.S.
And Spotify is announcing a major expansion of its partnership with Samsung to help S10 owners get more out of their devices. There's even a wallpaper where someone has managed to fit in the camera bump of the iPhone XS Max into the S10's cutout.
In March of 2017, Cleveland signed Zeitler to a five-year, $60 million deal, making him the highest-paid guard in the league. The NFL Network reporter also pointed out that discussions never got serious from the Giants end because of the offer.
Irving, 25, was recently suspended indefinitely by the National Football League for a third violation of its drugs policy. Irving was suspended indefinitely on March 1 after violating the league's Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse.
It sounds like Bennett is trying to force the Eagles to cut him free so he can test the open market as a free agent. Since 2014, only Khalil Mack and Von Miller have produced more quarterback pressures than Michael Bennett's 374.
Full Meghan Markle International Women's Day panel
She spoke as it emerged that the majority of social media posts attacking the duchess come from a handful of accounts. She'll serve alongside royal patron Queen Elizabeth and President Prince Harry .
Google Bolo reading tutor app launched in India
Plus, when kids are learning English , Diya helps them with the pronunciation and the meaning of the word in Hindi . To ensure the safety of all the users, they are not asked to enter any personal details in this app to logged in.
Bill Shine out as White House communications chief
Trump's campaign manager, Brad Parscale, said that Shine's addition to the re-election campaign will make the campaign "stronger". Shine's role was featured in a New Yorker story this week highlighting the close relationship with Fox News.
Jussie Smollett facing jail after being indicted on 16 charges
Days later, they were no longer considered persons of interest but victims , and were released from custody without being charged. He also said that the men "poured an unknown chemical substance on him" and that one man wrapped a rope around his neck.
US Democrats Unleash Bill to Reinstate Net Neutrality Rules
They were upheld in the Senate in a bipartisan vote and garnered bipartisan support in the House last year before the year ended. This bill would fully restore the Net Neutrality rules set forth under the Obama administration, several years ago.
Michael Jackson's Simpsons episode pulled by producers
Although the classic episode was "treasured" by Brooks, he said he wants to show compassion for Jackson's alleged victims. The singer voiced the character of Leon Kompowsky, who meets Homer Simpson in a mental institution.
Captain Marvel Is Certified Fresh
There's a scene in the new film Captain Marvel in which the titular Captain , played by Brie Larson , is facing certain adversity. A new Avengers: Endgame footage is afoot and might soon land on the internet for all Marvel fans to see.