Inspiration4, the first orbital mission with no professional astronauts, is scheduled to launch on Wednesday evening, Eastern Time.
Richard Branson’s July 11 trip to space “deviated from its Air Traffic Control clearance,” the FAA said.
Peter Beck, CEO of Rocket Lab, talks about the company’s planned Venus shot, which is due for launch in 2023.
Four astronauts, and a Baby Yoda doll, are on their way to the International Space Station on SpaceX’s Crew Dragon.
"They have to deal with pooping inside a pressurized space suit. That's where NASA is spending their money.”
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