Glover is part of the Crew-1 mission launched aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule, nicknamed 'Dragon Resilience, ' on November 15. Glover is the first African-American in history to move into the ISS for a long-haul stay. Tell us what do you think of the video. So I get to a point further afield. Those close to Glover refer to him as "Ike", referring to a communication signal given to him by a former commanding officer that means "I know everything".
USA astronauts brought back 382 kilograms (842 pounds) of rocks and soil during the Apollo program, between 1969 and 1972, while the Soviet Union collected 170.1 grams (6 ounces) of samples in 1976. The ascent stage will then transfer the samples to the reentry capsule which will then depart lunar orbit under the orbiter's power and return to Earth's orbit.
As per the report, it's the first ocean-focused satellite managed by NASA and European Agency. Space-based sea level measurements have been uninterrupted since the 1992 launch of the US-French satellite TOPEX-Poseidon, which was followed by a series of satellites including the current Jason-3.
Update: Docking occurred at 4:48 a.m. EDT (0848 GMT), three hours and three minutes after launch, setting a new record for the time it has taken a spacecraft to reach the space station. The American segment of the space station has its own oxygen generation system. The Crew-1 is now scheduled to launch some time in November according to NASA's blog.
The proximity of the moon, he added, means that if successful, China can "get some results and a triumph quickly". The total time Chang'e-5 is projected to spend on the Lunar surface is approximately two weeks (a Lunar day), according to Nature , and will involve drilling around two metres to return 2 kilograms of material.
Her government was forced to admit last week that it had no legal power to order the cull of healthy minks outside the contaminated zones, leading to the resignation on Wednesday of the agriculture minister and dealing a blow to public confidence in the government.