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Doug Hurley: American astronaut
Douglas Gerald Hurley is an American engineer, former Marine Corps pilot and current NASA astronaut. He piloted space shuttle missions STS-127 and STS-135, the final flight of the space shuttle program. He launched into space for the third time as commander of Crew Dragon Demo-2, the first crewed spaceflight from American soil since STS-135. He was also the first Marine to fly the F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet. His call sign is "Chunks" and he was sometimes referred to by this name on the communication loops.

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NASA astronauts describe 'smooth' docking after SpaceX launch [Video]

NASA astronauts describe 'smooth' docking after SpaceX launch

"We didn't feel the docking. It was just so smooth...in Shuttle, you felt a little bit of a jolt," NASA astronaut Doug Hurley said on Monday after arriving at the International Space Station in..

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“Like Apollo 13” Nasa's Crew Dragon reflect on returning to the International Space Station [Video]

“Like Apollo 13” Nasa's Crew Dragon reflect on returning to the International Space Station

Credit: Nasa History was made on Saturday, as Nasa launched two astronauts from US soil into space for the first time in nine years, while SpaceX became the first private company to send humans into..

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NASA crew climb aboard ISS, after a 'slick' space flight [Video]

NASA crew climb aboard ISS, after a 'slick' space flight

Nearly 24 hours after launching from Florida, SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule delivered NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station on Sunday, marking the first U.S...

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Astronauts dock at International Space Station in world first [Video]

Astronauts dock at International Space Station in world first

US astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken have made history docking with the International Space Station in the first manned mission by a commercial company. Their capsule was supplied and operated by..

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Historic SpaceX launch sends NASA astronauts into space [Video]

Historic SpaceX launch sends NASA astronauts into space

SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched two Americans toward orbit from Florida on Saturday in a mission that marks the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts..

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Nasa launches US astronauts into space on SpaceX rocket [Video]

Nasa launches US astronauts into space on SpaceX rocket

Nasa has launched two astronauts into space from US soil for the first time in nine years. Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley are on their way to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard the Crew..

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Watch: NASA, SpaceX launch American astronauts to Space Station from Kennedy Space Center [Video]

Watch: NASA, SpaceX launch American astronauts to Space Station from Kennedy Space Center

NASA and SpaceX launched astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken on a mission to the International Space Station at 3:22 pm Eastern Time. 'Demo -2' launch marks the first flight of NASA crew from..

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NASA, SpaceX try once again to launch American astronauts to Space Station [Video]

NASA, SpaceX try once again to launch American astronauts to Space Station

NASA and SpaceX are scheduled to launch astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken on a mission to the International Space Station at 3:22 pm Eastern Time. 'Demo -2' launch marks the first flight of..

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SpaceX, NASA launch U.S. astronauts into orbit [Video]

SpaceX, NASA launch U.S. astronauts into orbit

SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched two Americans toward orbit from Florida on Saturday in a mission that marks the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts..

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Historic SpaceX U.S. crew launch scrubbed due to weather [Video]

Historic SpaceX U.S. crew launch scrubbed due to weather

SpaceX, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's private rocket company, was forced by foul weather to scrub a planned launch on Wednesday of two Americans into orbit from Florida, a mission that would be..

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First SpaceX launch delayed because of bad weather [Video]

First SpaceX launch delayed because of bad weather

Nasa has postponed its first launch of astronauts from US soil in nine years due to bad weather. Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley were set to travel to the International Space Station (ISS) on a..

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Animation of Nasa SpaceX mission ahead of launch [Video]

Animation of Nasa SpaceX mission ahead of launch

Nasa and SpaceX are on course to make history on Wednesday as they launch two astronauts into space from US soil for the first time since 2011. Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley will journey to the..

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SpaceX’s first manned mission is 'transforming how we do spaceflight' -NASA [Video]

SpaceX’s first manned mission is 'transforming how we do spaceflight' -NASA

Ahead of SpaceX's historic launch of two American astronauts to the International Space Station from NASA's Kennedy Space Center, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said, "We're transforming how we do..

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Astronauts strap into SpaceX capsule before launch day [Video]

Astronauts strap into SpaceX capsule before launch day

NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken test out the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule ahead of Wednesday's anticipated launch. Gavino Garay has more.

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Astronauts speak from International Space Station

Newly arrived NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, joined by astronaut Chris Cassidy, participated in a press conference on the International Space Station Monday. (June 1)  
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Dragon capsule crew members enter space station

The two US test pilots onboard the SpaceX Dragon capsule entered the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday. The capsule carrying Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken pulled up to the station hours earlier..
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SpaceX Crew Dragon delivers two NASA astronauts to International Space Station

Just under 19 hours after launching from Florida, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley arrived at the International Space Station aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule on Sunday, marking the first..
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SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule successfully docks at ISS with astronauts

Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley docked with the International Space Station on Sunday, a milestone in SpaceX's first mission to fly humans.
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How to watch the SpaceX Crew Dragon launch of NASA astronauts today

NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will be the first humans to launch on a commercial spacecraft: How to stream the historic SpaceX launch.
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Meet Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, SpaceX’s First NASA Astronauts

They’re best friends and veterans of the astronaut corps, and each is married to another astronaut.
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