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Astronauts describe trip home aboard SpaceX capsule and what they would do differently next time

CBS News Wednesday, 5 August 2020
Mark Strassmann speaks to NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, who had a successful landing back on Earth. They describe their landing and what they can do better for next time. One astronaut's wife is going to be flying in the same capsule next year.
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In a dramatic splashdown, two NASA astronauts returned to Earth on SpaceX capsule on Sunday. It was also the first splashdown by US astronauts in 45 years. Test pilots Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken arrived back on Earth in their SpaceX Dragon capsule named Endeavour, less than a day after departing the...

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Bob Behnken Bob Behnken US Air Force officer, NASA astronaut and former Chief of the Astronaut Office

Nasa astronauts speak about first splashdown return in 45 years [Video]

Nasa astronauts speak about first splashdown return in 45 years

Nasa astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley have said SpaceX’s astronautcarrier, the Crew Dragon, is ready to go on further missions following itssplashdown return on Sunday. The spacecraft landed on Sunday in the ocean offthe coast of Florida after a 19-hour journey from the International SpaceStation.

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NASA astronauts speak after historic SpaceX return [Video]

NASA astronauts speak after historic SpaceX return

U.S. astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, who flew to the International Space Station in SpaceX's new Crew Dragon, splashed down in the capsule in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday (August 2) after a two-month voyage that was NASA's first crewed mission from home soil in nine years.

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NASA astronauts splash down in SpaceX capsule [Video]

NASA astronauts splash down in SpaceX capsule

U.S. astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, who flew to the International Space Station in SpaceX's new Crew Dragon, splashed down in the capsule in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday after a two-month voyage that was NASA's first crewed mission from home soil in nine years. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

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SpaceX capsule with two NASA astronauts makes splashdown in Gulf of Mexico [Video]

SpaceX capsule with two NASA astronauts makes splashdown in Gulf of Mexico

SpaceX capsule with two National Aeronautics and Space Administration astronauts (NASA) astronauts returned to Earth on Aug 02 in splashdown into Gulf of Mexico. Capsule has been opened and NASA astronauts, Col. Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken have been brought out of the spacecraft. Astronauts homecoming was also first crewed splashdown in an American capsule in 45 years. Hurley and Behnken arrived at the orbiting laboratory in the Crew Dragon May 31 following a launch from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 30.

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SpaceX postpones launch of satellites from Starlink project due to inclement weather [Video]

SpaceX postpones launch of satellites from Starlink project due to inclement weather

The launch of next batch of satellites of SpaceX's Starlink project was postponed on Saturday due to inclement weather during pre-flight operations. According to SpaceX, the next launch could take place on Tuesday, September 1 from NASA's Kennedy Space Center. Starlink is the next-generation satellite network capable of providing Earth's inhabitants with broadband internet access, Sputnik reported. The project's implementation began in February 2018. In total, it plans to launch about 12,000 satellites. Another 30,000 satellites are set to be put into orbits with altitudes from 328 to 580 kilometres. SpaceX estimated the cost of the project at USD 10 billion.

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Elon Musk unveils brain-reading chip in pigs [Video]

Elon Musk unveils brain-reading chip in pigs

Elon Musk has revealed that new wireless technology, which he hopes will helppeople with severe neurological conditions, has been implanted into pigs. TheTesla and SpaceX founder showed off the technology during a demonstration fromhis startup Neuralink which appeared aimed at recruiting new staff. Theentrepreneur showed off a prototype of the device, about the size of a largecoin, which had been surgically placed inside several pigs shown in anenclosure behind him. He said of one pig: “We have a healthy and happy pig,initially shy but obviously high energy and, you know, kind of loving life,and she’s had the implant for two months.” He described the chip as “a Fitbitin your skull with tiny wires”. He said: “The neurons are like wiring, and yousort of need an electronic thing to solve an electronic problem.”

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Elon Musk Promises 'Working' Demo of Neuralink Device on Friday [Video]

Elon Musk Promises 'Working' Demo of Neuralink Device on Friday

Tesla and SpaceX boss took to Twitter to announce an upcoming demonstration of the Neuralink, a computer that interfaces with the human brain.

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NASA, ESA join forces on asteroid deflection program [Video]

NASA, ESA join forces on asteroid deflection program

The European Space Agency signed a $153.80 million contract on Tuesday for the production of a spacecraft that will be part of a joint project with NASA to explore how to deflect an asteroid heading for Earth. Lauren Anthony reports.

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