May 2020

Watch the SpaceX craft carrying NASA astronauts dock with the space station

UPDATE: May 31, 2020, 1:38 p.m. EDT: Astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken successfully opened the Crew Dragon hatch and glided into the International Space Station. That was smooth. (And historic.) Some 262 miles above Earth, SpaceX’s Crew Dragon craft autonomously docked to the International Space Station on Sunday at 10:16 a.m. ET, another successful achievement in the first-ever launch of astronauts into Earth’s orbit by a private company. Next, NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and… Read More »Watch the SpaceX craft carrying NASA astronauts dock with the space station

Billie Eilish is absolutely fed up with people saying ‘All Lives Matter’

Billie Eilish isn’t afraid to speak out against injustice. On Saturday, the 18-year-old singer posted a blunt and lengthy statement to her 63.3 million Instagram followers to address the death of George Floyd. Since Floyd died on May 25 after a Minnesota police officer pressed his knee against Floyd’s neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, protests against racism and police brutality have taken place across the United States. Celebrities such as Taylor Swift have… Read More »Billie Eilish is absolutely fed up with people saying ‘All Lives Matter’

SpaceX becomes first private company to launch NASA astronauts into space

For the first time in nearly a decade, NASA launched astronauts into space from U.S. territory. And for the first time ever, it was on a spacecraft built by a private company, Elon Musk’s SpaceX. The company’s reusable Falcon 9 rocket took off from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center on Saturday after the first attempt was aborted Wednesday. The Crew Dragon spacecraft carries two NASA astronauts, Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley, who are expected to reach… Read More »SpaceX becomes first private company to launch NASA astronauts into space

How to watch SpaceX launch its first crewed mission into space

Let’s try this again. SpaceX had planned to stage a major launch on Wednesday, sending the company’s first-ever crewed vehicle into space. The event would have also marked the first such U.S.-operated mission in almost a decade.  Well, that launch got scrubbed at the last minute due to weather concerns. It was quickly rescheduled for May 30 at 3:22 p.m. ET.  While NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine suggested on Saturday morning that weather concerns may delay… Read More »How to watch SpaceX launch its first crewed mission into space

How ‘Sesame Street’ stayed on the air during quarantine

Quarantined “Sesame Street” puppeteer Stephanie D’Abruzzo created a studio in her own living room so she could keep shooting the show. Read more… More about Mashable Video, Kids, Sesame Street, Puppets, and Tv Show