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Boeing's space tourism: flying the 'friendly' skies

Reuters was given rare access at the Johnson Space Center in Houston where NASA astronauts are training for the upcoming inaugural mission aboard Boeing’s new Starliner spacecraft, which may one day take tourists into space. Lisa Bernhard reports.

NASA's logo is everywhere, cool and free to use

Fifty years ago, NASA placed man on the moon for the first time, yet it's in 2019 that high-end designers are bringing the U.S. space agency's logo into their orbit and giving it their own spin. Yahaira Jacquez reports

German astronaut Gerst hands over command of the ISS

European Space Agency's Alexander Gerst hands over command of the International Space Station to Oleg Kononenko of Roscosmos during a ceremony before returning to Earth. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

SpaceX puts spacecraft and first crew on display

Elon Musk's aerospace company SpaceX displays its spacecraft, the Crew Dragon, as well as the NASA astronauts that will serve as its first crewmembers. Jayson Albano reports.

NASA details plans to 'touch the sun'

Nicola Fox, a scientist for the Parker Space Solar Probe Project, outlines NASA's plans to 'touch the sun' ahead of a space launch on Saturday that will send a probe on a seven-year mission closer to the Sun than any other spacecraft has ventured. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Astronauts reflect on holiday memories from space

With Christmas and New Years just days away, astronauts working on the International Space Station (ISS) reflect on some of their fondest memories of the holidays back down on Earth. No reporter narration.

International Space Station welcomes three new crew members

New Delhi, Dec 20 (ANI): A trio of U.S., Japanese and Russian astronauts arrived at the International Space Station on Tuesday. Commander Anton Shkaplerov of Roscosmos and flight engineers Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and Scott Tingle of NASA docked their Soyuz spacecraft. The docking completes their two-day journey following Sunday's (December 17) blast-off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Shkaplerov, Kanai and Tingle join Alexander Misurkin of Roscosmos and Mark Vande Hei and Joe Acaba of NASA, who have been aboard the space station since September.

SpaceX launches and lands its first reused rocket for NASA

New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): NASA recorded a successful launch of a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft that was heading to the International Space Station. SpaceX is touted to be a successful launch as progress in its effort to create reusable rocket boosters. Dragon lifted off on a Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. It had more than 4,800 pounds of research equipment, cargo and supplies that will support more than 250 investigations aboard the space station. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket first-stage booster later approached Landing Zone 1 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

SpaceX launches reused rocket on NASA mission

NASA sends new research supplies to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft launched on a recycled Falcon 9 rocket that later returned to earth. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).