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US astronauts arriving on Crew Dragon to the ISS had to unload the Japanese cargo ship Kounotori

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It became known about what American astronauts who arrived on the Crew Dragon spaceship are doing on the International Space Station. Recall that NASA astronauts Dag Hurley and Bob Benken made their first flight in an American spacecraft in 9 years. This ship was designed and built by SpaceX Ilona Mask.


NASA reports that Benken and Hurley are engaged in "accelerated study of work on the ISS." Another American astronaut, Chris Cassidy, acts as a kind of instructor and guide for them. He was already aboard the ISS along with the Russian cosmonauts by the time Crew Dragon arrived.

NASA:

Astronauts Hurley and Benken familiarized themselves with the simulators at the station, including the Advanced Resistive Exercise Device (ARED). ARED simulates overweight exercises and works on all major muscle groups. The duo also reviewed personal protective equipment and unloaded the HTV-9 Japanese cargo ship.

According to recent reports, initially such an unloading involving Hurley and Benken was not provided.

The spacecraft HTV-9 Kounotori (White Stork) docked with the ISS on May 25. He delivered to the station about 6 tons of various cargoes, including batteries for the ISS US segment. Among the cargoes is a high-resolution binocular telescope iSIM, as well as a microscope for work at the station.

Then, American astronauts decided to use the so-called NASDAQ call as a new PR move to open the US financial markets. From orbit, they launched a new day of exchange activity, striking a special bell.

NASA recalled that astronauts Hurley and Benken had already been to the ISS, but that was a long time ago - in 2009 and 2011. They carried out flights on the spacecraft Atlantis and Endeavor.

Meanwhile, the world continues to discuss the first manned flight of the American spacecraft Crew Dragon to the ISS. If some note the undoubted success of the American space industry, others do not understand this euphoria, noting that it would be strange if the space power, which is the United States, would not be able to build its own spacecraft.

English video by NASA:



It is planned that in the near future Crew Dragon will begin undocking, followed by descent to Earth.
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  1. svp67
    svp67 3 June 2020 09: 24 New
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    According to recent reports, initially such an unloading involving Hurley and Benken was not provided.
    And no one has canceled hazing even in space ...
    1. sergo1914
      sergo1914 3 June 2020 09: 28 New
      +4
      Quote: svp67
      According to recent reports, initially such an unloading involving Hurley and Benken was not provided.
      And no one has canceled hazing even in space ...


      Maybe a sneak?
    2. Civil
      Civil 3 June 2020 09: 32 New
      +7
      Have the floors been washed? Didn’t wash the footcloths for the astronauts?
      1. Insurgent
        Insurgent 3 June 2020 09: 37 New
        +2
        Quote: Civil
        Have the floors been washed? Didn’t wash the footcloths for the astronauts?

        US astronauts arriving on Crew Dragon to the ISS had to unload the Japanese cargo ship Kounotori

        Have the slaves arrived?
      2. The black
        The black 3 June 2020 09: 38 New
        +7
        as in the old joke: "Feed the dogs and don't touch anything." wassat
        1. Insurgent
          Insurgent 3 June 2020 09: 50 New
          -6
          Quote: Black
          "Feed the dogs and don't touch anything."


          Forgot more - "Don't bark!"

          After all, they are used to barking from the United States to the whole world about "exceptional exclusivity" yes .
    3. Sly
      Sly 3 June 2020 10: 21 New
      -3
      Quote: svp67
      And no one has canceled hazing even in space ...

      So they themselves are like "grandfathers" laughing
      1. svp67
        svp67 3 June 2020 10: 22 New
        +1
        Quote: Sly
        So they themselves are like "grandfathers"

        Not by service life ... not by time ...
      2. Insurgent
        Insurgent 3 June 2020 10: 23 New
        +2
        Quote: Sly
        So they themselves are like "grandfathers"

        You yourself took the floor grandfathers in quotation marks ...
    4. Free wind
      Free wind 3 June 2020 10: 27 New
      +1
      and would you sit back if everyone works? or are you from the barriers? Blue blood ?.
    5. Domovenok
      Domovenok 3 June 2020 10: 36 New
      -4
      Quote: svp67
      And no one has canceled hazing even in space ..

      Let them get used ..! We thought they would meet them with flowers and bread and salt .. Go to work Pokemon (judging by the costumes))))
      The docking unit is on the Russian Dragon! More floors will be scrubbed. lol
    6. slipped
      slipped 3 June 2020 11: 39 New
      -2
      Quote: svp67
      And no one has canceled hazing even in space ...


      The reason for Ivanishin’s cheerful mood became clear when the Dragon arrived laughing

    7. Private-K
      Private-K 4 June 2020 08: 41 New
      +1
      Quote: svp67
      And no one has canceled hazing even in space ...

      Astronaut Howard Volowitz will not let you lie - everything is so!
  2. Break through
    Break through 3 June 2020 09: 25 New
    +5
    Well, about ten times it flies here and we can talk about the Americans returning to the club of manned powers. It's too early.
    1. Insurgent
      Insurgent 3 June 2020 10: 12 New
      +8
      Quote: Break through
      Well, about ten times it flies here and we can talk about the Americans returning to the club of manned powers. It's too early.


      Picture from the Network:

      1. kpd
        kpd 3 June 2020 12: 32 New
        -5
        A strange choice of a reference point - 1975, and earlier?
        Do you need to remember about Soyuz-1 and Soyuz-11?
    2. Starover_Z
      Starover_Z 3 June 2020 11: 14 New
      +2
      Quote: Break through
      Well, about ten times it flies here and we can talk about the Americans returning to the club of manned powers. It's too early.

      It is planned that in the near future Crew Dragon will begin undocking, followed by descent to Earth.

      But I actually thought that "Dragon" would hang there like "Unions", and then fly to Earth on it ...
      But no ?! And reusable only the first steps from the Mask?
  3. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 3 June 2020 09: 26 New
    +9
    From orbit, they launched a new day of exchange activity, striking a special bell
    To do this, of course, it was worth flying and making a contribution to the development of your orbiting cosmonautics ... request
    1. Domovenok
      Domovenok 3 June 2020 10: 38 New
      -1
      Quote: rotmistr60
      From orbit, they launched a new day of exchange activity, striking a special bell
      To do this, of course, it was worth flying and making a contribution to the development of your orbiting cosmonautics ... request

      Not even 9 years have passed ... I feel again they will fly on Russian missiles hi
      1. Interlocutor
        Interlocutor 3 June 2020 14: 13 New
        -1
        I feel again they will fly on Russian rockets


        Even as they will ...
  4. Gate68
    Gate68 3 June 2020 09: 26 New
    +6
    Guest workers sent)
    1. Masha
      Masha 3 June 2020 09: 30 New
      +3
      Directly from the keyboard, the thought was removed .... wink
      1. novel66
        novel66 3 June 2020 10: 51 New
        0
        and now the course of the young fighter!
  5. Masha
    Masha 3 June 2020 09: 27 New
    +7
    So they sent them migrant workers ... laughing
    1. svp67
      svp67 3 June 2020 09: 30 New
      +8
      Quote: Masha
      So they sent them migrant workers ...

      Earn money for a return ticket ... flight of a COMMERCIAL manned spacecraft
      1. Masha
        Masha 3 June 2020 09: 33 New
        +6
        They work for food .... lol
        1. novel66
          novel66 3 June 2020 10: 53 New
          +1
          I just remembered ..
          Japanese Ambassador:
          - Hotsukaki!
          A. A. Gromyko:
          - Just not on our islands ...
          + -1–
      2. Domovenok
        Domovenok 3 June 2020 10: 49 New
        0
        Quote: svp67
        Quote: Masha
        So they sent them migrant workers ...

        Earn money for a return ticket ... flight of a COMMERCIAL manned spacecraft

        laughing good He laughed heartily! Thank you Sergey for Hochma .. !!!!
  6. NordUral
    NordUral 3 June 2020 09: 40 New
    +3
    I watched the video (I could not completely) - the Americans are able to build an elephant out of a fly.
    1. Dimka75
      Dimka75 3 June 2020 09: 51 New
      +6
      I read the headline and the article - they know how to build an elephant from a fly on VO :-)
  7. Vitaly Tsymbal
    Vitaly Tsymbal 3 June 2020 09: 49 New
    +3
    some note the undoubted success of the American space industry, while others do not understand this euphoria, noting that it would be strange if the space power, which is the United States, would not be able to build its own spacecraft.

    Some gentlemen-comrades from the former USSR rejoice most of all, and the Americans are rebelling and they do not care about Green Dragon. There is no world sensation in this flight, an ordinary test flight, an ordinary work on the ISS ... But this is where this admiration from some journalists comes from, they do not pay money for advertising (reprint) ...
  8. Alex_You
    Alex_You 3 June 2020 09: 56 New
    +1
    It is planned that in the near future Crew Dragon will begin undocking, followed by descent to Earth.

    So it seems they have a task designed for 120 days?
    1. AUL
      AUL 3 June 2020 10: 23 New
      0
      The ship will return, and the peasants will still work and will return later.
      1. Dimka75
        Dimka75 3 June 2020 11: 02 New
        -1
        And upon arrival, they unloaded from the warehouse what they now need for work and life.
      2. Garris199
        Garris199 4 June 2020 22: 58 New
        0
        In the sense? What will they return to?
  9. donavi49
    donavi49 3 June 2020 09: 56 New
    0
    How pleased cosmonauts that the megabyte of Kounotori is the last. No more annual trucks for 6 tons of cargo.



    Now only Progress on 2t, Swans on 2,5-3t and Dragons on 2,5t.

    The new Kounotori in 2,5 years and will fly in a new modification. True, it will be delivered at a maximum of up to 8 tons + will have to be loaded back to Drakosh, not into the ocean, but on the descent.
  10. pytar
    pytar 3 June 2020 10: 17 New
    -10
    Meanwhile, the world continues to discuss the first manned flight of the American spacecraft Crew Dragon .... If some note the undoubted success of the American space industry, then others do not understand this euphoria ...

    "... then others do not understand this euphoria .." - these are those who are in Russia, and not all.
    "... some note the undoubted success of the American space industry ..." - the whole "rest" of the world.
  11. aleks.29ru
    aleks.29ru 3 June 2020 10: 24 New
    0
    The trampoline worked, will the parachute work?
    1. aszzz888
      aszzz888 3 June 2020 10: 28 New
      +4
      aleks.29ru (alexandr) Today, 10:24
      0
      The trampoline worked Will the parachute work?

      One thing remains:
      "Let me down!" "I'll give the sausage!" - Twelve Chairs.
  12. Super
    Super 3 June 2020 11: 22 New
    -10
    We ought to send the Dagestanis there. That would bring order to the station! Everyone is afraid of Caucasians!
    1. Greenwood
      Greenwood 3 June 2020 14: 25 New
      -1
      The Caucasus is power !!! Cheap work ... lol
  13. Lord of the Sith
    Lord of the Sith 3 June 2020 11: 25 New
    0
    Welcome aboard, salabons, now go, unload the wagon))
  14. Rusticolus
    Rusticolus 3 June 2020 11: 57 New
    0
    Is it that NASA sent those who do not mind? We haven't seen simulators, they can only be stupid loaders from work, I hope they are at least accustomed to the toilet. Oh, they also gave a tinkle to the bell ... and those pants have full of joy. Yes, there are one and a half billion such "cosmonauts" in China alone, so they can at least collect a mobile phone on their knees, let alone twist their tails to cows in their Texas. Well, at least not blacks. They would have stolen something from the Japs.
  15. thinker
    thinker 3 June 2020 13: 01 New
    0
    Quote: Alex_You
    So it seems they have a task designed for 120 days?

    Nobody knows the exact time, but certainly not in the near future. The article is some kind of disinformation.
    NASA would like to hold Demo-2 in orbit for as long as possible so that upon returning it would be possible to quickly complete the certification of the ship and immediately start launching the next mission. If Demo-2 decide to extend, then Crew Dragon will be able to stay at the station for almost 120 days.
    https://22century.ru/popular-science-publications/spacex-crew-dragon-launch
  16. Shahno
    Shahno 3 June 2020 13: 14 New
    0
    Quote: Break through
    Well, about ten times it flies here and we can talk about the Americans returning to the club of manned powers. It's too early.

    You understand how unlikely the chances are that these guys will not achieve their goal. On my own I will add how it was a close interaction. They are even weirder than the cevet in SpaceIL.
    "Club" is strong yes
  17. Boratsagdiev
    Boratsagdiev 3 June 2020 13: 25 New
    -1
    Quote: Insurgent
    Quote: Break through
    Well, about ten times it flies here and we can talk about the Americans returning to the club of manned powers. It's too early.


    Picture from the Network:


    Hardly surpassed. They have the whole structure and even spacesuits with a minimum margin of safety.
    Due to this, both winnings and savings in launches. Even fuel is "back to back", which is why launches are very sensitive to weather.
    But of course well done. No wonder money was poured into it.
  18. Boratsagdiev
    Boratsagdiev 3 June 2020 13: 27 New
    -1
    Quote: Rusticolus
    Is it that NASA sent those who do not mind? We haven't seen simulators, they can only be stupid loaders from work, I hope they are at least accustomed to the toilet. Oh, they also gave a tinkle to the bell ... and those pants have full of joy. Yes, there are one and a half billion such "cosmonauts" in China alone, so they can at least collect a mobile phone on their knees, let alone twist their tails to cows in their Texas. Well, at least not blacks. They would have stolen something from the Japs.

    NASA - well done, scattered orders, projects and killed two birds with one stone.
    And if there were failures, then it is "someone else is to blame."
  19. Boratsagdiev
    Boratsagdiev 3 June 2020 13: 28 New
    +1
    Quote: Masha
    They work for food .... lol

    For access to the bathroom laughing
  20. Flawless
    Flawless 3 June 2020 14: 32 New
    0
    Of course, launching your own manned ship is at least some achievement in a couple of five-year plans! Well, here comes the question, and on whose engines did he fly?
    1. Vadim237
      Vadim237 3 June 2020 15: 34 New
      +4
      All engines on a rocket and on a SpaceX-made ship - only Atlas and Antares rockets fly on Russian rocket engines.
  21. Pvi1206
    Pvi1206 3 June 2020 15: 12 New
    -1
    [quoteAccording to the latest data, initially such unloading involving Hurley and Benken was not provided.] [/ quote]
    they didn’t really believe in the success of the mission ..
  22. 16112014nk
    16112014nk 3 June 2020 17: 52 New
    0
    It is planned that in the near future Crew Dragon will begin undocking, followed by descent to Earth.

    It seems to have been reported earlier that the Dragon will be on the ISS from 1 month?
  23. muham
    muham 3 June 2020 19: 20 New
    0
    As far as I know (experts ahead) there is no letter ё in the English language. There, someone laughed at Rogozin.
    1. Avior
      Avior 4 June 2020 23: 01 New
      -1
      There is no letter, but there is a similar sound.
      Passed by letter combination
      ... Hurley

      In English, his last name looks like this
      hi
  24. Alien From
    Alien From 4 June 2020 00: 02 New
    0
    Without movers anywhere ....))))
  25. Superstarley
    Superstarley 4 June 2020 13: 32 New
    +2
    For some reason, no one noted how long the Americans had to dig out the access hatches. For this reason, the opening of the hatches was delayed for an hour. Cassidy re-read all the instructions there, then unscrewed the central hatch pin on his side with two wrenches. After that, he wrapped the hatch with foam rubber (!) (Then it became clear - for what, but it did not help). On the other side, the guys also suffered. When, at last, both hatches opened, the distance did not immediately squeeze through the gateway. And Hurley (together) managed to break his forehead, and when everyone was ready to take pictures, he dabbed it with his cotton wool.
    I’ve already warned, how can this even come back when landing?
  26. Alexey Bobrin
    Alexey Bobrin 3 August 2020 18: 45 New
    0
    Yeah, happy! The crew nearly died