SpaceX has brought a different sensibility, closer to the rapid-fire development practices of the software industry. SpaceX has close ties with NASA, including a $1.6 billion agreement to deliver cargo supplies to the International Space Station and a $2.6 billion commercial contract with the agency to provide passenger services to United States astronauts. After making 18 orbits of Earth since its launch, @SpaceX’s #CrewDragon spacecraft successfully attached to the @Space_Station via “soft capture” at 5:51am ET while the station … Tom Cruise is in the early stages of development with SpaceX and NASA to become the first actor to star in an action-adventure film shot in outer space. NASA has experienced budgets cuts in recent years, so the space agency has increasingly relied on resources from SpaceX, Blue Origin and other private firms. The fact that this mission could also prove the concept of SpaceX's new business line -- launching small satellites in batches on dedicated rockets -- is almost just icing on the cake. SpaceX won $2.6B to complete and certify Dragon V2 by 2017. (Boeing won $4.2B to complete and certify their CST-100.) Bigelow and SpaceX state in the press release that they plan to market the new services in Japan first, right after the SpaceX attempt to berth Dragon at the International Space Station on May 19. The Starship prototype, for instance, was welded together in a matter of months. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and … When these seeds return from @Space_Station, they will be planted across the U.S.

[Boeing Space] #Starliner is carrying 500 seeds in its cargo from five different species of tree that mirror those flown around the Moon on #Apollo 14 and were planted by the U.S. Forest Service. Oct 11, 2018 - ArtStation - SpaceX Space Suit Concept, Lucas Valle Stay safe and healthy. On 16 September 2014, NASA chose SpaceX and Boeing as the two companies that will be funded to develop systems to transport U.S. crews to and from the space station.