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#capsule

# capsule - Saturday 2 March, 2019

A rocket that will bring US astronauts back to space has blasted off with a dummy named 'Ripley'
# Capsule
# Capsule

A rocket that will bring US astronauts back to space has blasted off with a dummy named 'Ripley'

Mar 2nd 2019, 10:50 AM 11,064 Views 26 Comments

The launch is a key step towards resuming manned space flights from US soil.

# capsule - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Astronauts had to hide from space junk that threatened to hit the ISS
# Gravity
# Gravity

Astronauts had to hide from space junk that threatened to hit the ISS

Jul 16th 2015, 7:54 PM 10,560 Views 15 Comments

It was a bit of an emergency situation.

# capsule - Friday 26 September, 2014

New crew blast off to International Space Station
# Fly Me To The Moon
# Fly Me To The Moon

New crew blast off to International Space Station

Sep 26th 2014, 11:00 PM 5,680 Views 10 Comments

They docked six hours after launching from Russia.

# capsule - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Looking to invest in a Soviet-era space capsule? Yours for a cool €1.4 million
# Boldly Going Going...
# Boldly Going Going...

Looking to invest in a Soviet-era space capsule? Yours for a cool €1.4 million

Apr 24th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,355 Views 6 Comments

The capsule has been extensively restored to remove all trace of the searing burn marks it picked up on re-entry to Earth’s atmosphere.

# capsule - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

# capsule - Friday 1 March, 2013

SpaceX capsule encounters problems in orbit
# Space
# Space

SpaceX capsule encounters problems in orbit

Mar 1st 2013, 7:04 PM 5,696 Views 10 Comments

Three of the capsule’s four thrusters failed to fire up en route to the space station.

# capsule - Thursday 31 May, 2012

Dragon returns to Earth after successful ISS mission
# SpaceX
# SpaceX

Dragon returns to Earth after successful ISS mission

May 31st 2012, 5:41 PM 2,468 Views 0 Comments

Space capsule splashed down in the Pacific Ocean today.

# capsule - Friday 16 March, 2012

Video, photos: Jumping out of a space capsule at 21,800 metres
# Space Test
From The Daily Edge
# Space Test

Video, photos: Jumping out of a space capsule at 21,800 metres

Mar 16th 2012, 11:23 AM 4,954 Views 12 Comments

The Red Bull Stratos project aims to break the freefall record later this year with a jump from over 36,500 metres.

# capsule - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

Space junk almost gets too close for comfort for astronauts
# Space Junk
# Space Junk

Space junk almost gets too close for comfort for astronauts

Apr 5th 2011, 8:27 PM 1,506 Views 0 Comments

NASA gives all-clear after alert saw debris from a Chinese satellite heading towards the International Space Station.