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NASA assigns crews to first test flights, missions on commercial spacecraft

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NASA introduced to the world on Friday the first U.S. astronauts who will fly on American-made, commercial spacecraft to and from the International Space Station - an endeavor that will return astronaut launches to U.S. soil for the first time since the space shuttle's retirement in 2011.
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These NASA astronauts will usher in the next era of U.S. space travel

These NASA astronauts will usher in the next era of U.S. space travel

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NASA on Friday announced the crews of the first flights from U.S. soil since the space shuttle retired in 2011, an elite group of astronauts that the agency hopes will help open a new era of space travel. The crews would fly on spacecraft developed not by NASA but by two corporations, SpaceX and...
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NASA introduces astronaut crews chosen for the next human missions to launch from U.S. soil

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NASA on Friday announced the crews of the first spaceflights to be launched from U.S. soil since the space shuttle retired in 2011, an elite group of astronauts that the agency hopes will help open a new era of space travel. The crews would fly on spacecraft developed not by NASA but by two corporations,...
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NASA Announces Flight Crews for Upcoming SpaceX and Boeing Missions

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NASA has announced the crews for its first manned flights of SpaceX's Dragon and Boeing's Starliner crew transports to the International Space Station planned for next year.
The launches will mark the first manned flights to take off from U.S. soil since the space shuttle program was retired in 2011. Since then, NASA's astronauts have reached the ISS on Russian Soyuz rockets launched from Kazakhstan, for which the U.S. had to pay tens of millions of dollars per seat.
The planned rocket launches will mark a major milestone for NASA. SpaceX's and Boeing's rockets will be the first...
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NASA Unveils the Astronauts Who Will Fly the First Private 'Space Taxis'

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SpaceX and Boeing are vying to take the first US crew members to the ISS. Now they know who'll be on board.
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NASA Announces Crew For First Commercial Space Flights

NASA Announces Crew For First Commercial Space Flights

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NASA has selected the astronauts who will blast off on new commercial space vehicles set for next year. Two of them flew on the final mission of NASA's space shuttle in 2011.
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NASA announces crew who will fly first commercial rockets into space

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NASA made an announcement that is out of this world.
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Trump's Federal Reserve Board pick Stephen Moore once said women should be...

Trump's Federal Reserve Board pick Stephen Moore once said women should be banned from men's sports games, and called female refs an ‘obscenity'

President Donald Trump's pick for the Federal Reserve Board, economic commentator Stephen Moore, wrote columns criticizing women's roles in sports in the early 2000s. In a... Read more ...

A British politician said she lost a relative in Sri Lanka's deadly Easter...

A British politician said she lost a relative in Sri Lanka's deadly Easter bombings

Tulip Siddiq, one of the few ethnic minority politicians in the UK, has said she lost a relative in Sri Lanka's deadly Easter bombings. Siddiq, a member of Parliament for the... Read more ...

Oil jumps to nearly 6-month high after the Trump administration announces...

Oil jumps to nearly 6-month high after the Trump administration announces plans to send Iranian exports to zero

Oil jumped to its highest since November 1 on Monday. The Trump administration said that it would end sanctions waivers in May that had previously allowed eight countries to... Read more ...

How the White House Easter Egg Roll became one of the oldest American traditions

How the White House Easter Egg Roll became one of the oldest American traditions

The White House Easter Egg Roll has been a spring tradition for more than 130 years. President Rutherford B. Hayes started the widely successful White House tradition after... Read more ...

Supreme Court leans toward restricting access to business data

Supreme Court leans toward restricting access to business data

The Supreme Court appears headed for a ruling that could dramatically restrict access to federal government records with details about private businesses. Justices heard... Read more ...

Sean Hannity knew about the famous Trump Tower meeting more than a week...

Sean Hannity knew about the famous Trump Tower meeting more than a week before it became public, according to the Mueller report

Fox News commentator Sean Hannity knew about the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting more than a week before The New York Times first reported on it in July 2017, according to the... Read more ...

Climate change is already exacerbating global economic inequality

Climate change is already exacerbating global economic inequality

Global economic inequality has been “exacerbated” by climate change since the 1960s, according to a new study published Monday. Cooler countries have experienced stronger... Read more ...

Tesla claims its latest self-driving chip is 6 times more powerful than its...

Tesla claims its latest self-driving chip is 6 times more powerful than its rivals'

At an investor event ahead of its Q1 2019 earnings report, automaker Tesla unveiled its plans for self-driving systems in current and future car models. Read more ...

Trump insists 'nobody disobeys my orders' after Mueller report cited...

Trump insists 'nobody disobeys my orders' after Mueller report cited numerous examples of aides disobeying his orders

President Donald Trump insisted on Monday that his staff members follow his orders. "Nobody disobeys my orders," Trump told CNN's Kaitlan Collins when she asked whether he was... Read more ...

Elizabeth Warren Wants To Erase Most Student Loan Debt

Elizabeth Warren Wants To Erase Most Student Loan Debt

The senator's higher-education proposal for her 2020 presidential run goes further than just free college and would forgive hundreds of billions of dollars in existing loans. Read more ...