Bob Behnken

NASA’S COMMERCIAL CREW PROGRAM ON THE VERGE OF MAKING HISTORY

SpaceX is set to launch its Crew Dragon spacecraft on a Falcon 9 rocket, the first launch of a space system designed for humans built and operated by a commercial company through a public-private partnership, on a flight test to the International Space Station (ISS) at 2:49 a.m. EST on Saturday, March 2. For a launch Saturday, […]

NASA ASTRONAUTS GET ADVANCE LOOK AT CST-100 STARLINER TRAINERS

Two of the four NASA astronauts training to fly Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft recently tried some of the systems that will prepare them for flights to the International Space Station. During a visit to Boeing, astronauts Eric Boe and Bob Behnken focused on systems used for learning to manipulate switches and display panels. Flight controllers […]

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