Douglas Hurley

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket attached to the cargo-only capsule called Dragon lifts off from the launch pad on October 7, 2012 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The rocket is bringing cargo to the International Space Station that consists of clothing, equipment and science experiments. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

NASA’s New Commercial Crew Astronauts: Each Wants To Fly 1st

The four NASA astronauts, dubbed the Commercial Crew Cadre, chosen to fly on the first test flights of commercial spacecraft said Friday they haven’t come up yet with a more media-savvy name.

07/10/2015

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket attached to the cargo-only capsule called Dragon lifts off from the launch pad on October 7, 2012 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The rocket is bringing cargo to the International Space Station that consists of clothing, equipment and science experiments. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

NASA Picks 4 Astronauts To Fly 1st Commercial Space Missions

Even with SpaceX’s recent failures to reach the International Space Station, NASA has chosen four veteran astronauts to move ahead with their commercial space mission plans.

07/09/2015

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Atlantis Crew Begins Unpacking At International Space Station

The high flying delivery crew of the space shuttle Atlantis got busy Monday successfully hoisting a giant trunk out of Atlantis and attaching it to the International Space Station.

CBS4–07/11/2011

Space shuttle Atlantis Astronauts, Mission Specialists (L-R) Rex Walheim, Sandra Magnus, Pilot Doug Hurley, and Commander Chris Ferguson attend a press conference at the Launch Pad 39A with the Space shuttle in the background, during the Terminal Countdown Demonstration Tests and dress rehearsals for the July launch, at Kennedy Space Center June 22, 2011 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The Atlantis mission STS-135 will be the last space shuttle to launch into orbit and will end the NASA program.  (Photo by Roberto Gonzalez/Getty Images)

Last Space Shuttle Crew Practices For July Launch

Preparations and training for the final launch of the space shuttle program are underway at the Kennedy Space Center.

CBS4–06/22/2011