Monday, August 2

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EEI, Espacio, estación espacial, Fotografía, huracan, Huracán Laura, NASA, Noticias, Tendencias

Hurricane Laura is photographed from the Space Station | Digital Trends Spanish

The inhabitants of the coast of the Gulf of Mexico received the worst of Hurricane Laura since Thursday, August 27, a meteorological system that has been strengthened by reaching the United States from a category 1 storm to a category 4 storm in just 15 hours. The enormous size of the phenomenon, the most powerful to hit the state of Louisiana in 160 years, was captured by the astronaut Chris cassidy, who is aboard the International Space Station (ISS) about 400 kilometers (250 miles) above Earth. Laura has seen winds of up to 233 kilometers per hour (145 mph) just before making landfall, and the National Hurricane Center has warned that the storm could cause "insurmountable" storm surge, forecasting flooding from East Texas to Louisiana. ...
Crew Dragon, Espacio, estación espacial, Noticias, SpaceX

How to follow the return of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule | Digital Trends Spanish

NASA and SpaceX plan to complete their historic Demo-2 mission on Saturday, August 1, the first manned test flight of the Crew Dragon capsule, which will transport astronauts between Earth and the International Space Station (ISS). English). The spacecraft will undock from the station, where it has been since its arrival on May 31, and will travel back to Earth with NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley on board. Crew Dragon quest objective In late May 2020, the Crew Dragon capsule with astronauts Behnken and Hurley was launched on a Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. After a 19-hour trip, the astronauts arrived at the International Space Station. The astronauts spent two months aboard the ISS, where they assisted the crew in scientific operations and i...