September 22, 2018

Trio of astronauts blast off to international space station

08 June 2018, 12:57 | Edward Lowe

Trio of astronauts blast off to international space station

Three Astronauts blast off to international space station

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine tweeted soon after the launch. Even as private companies are emerging in the industry, NASA remains an absolutely necessary source of space discovery, according to study participants.

"We were struck by the finding about public priorities for NASAs mission", Cary Funk of Pew Research Center tells Axios.

With so much coverage given these days to unmanned rocket launches by the likes of SpaceX and Blue Origin, you'd be forgiven for forgetting that we do actually continue to stick folks inside those super-powerful contraptions and send them into space.

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The trio is set to dock with the International Space Station's Rassvet module Friday.

Space exploration has changed drastically in the decades following the first landing on the moon by United States astronauts.

When it comes to NASA's responsibilities, the poll finds that more Americans view monitoring the Earth's climate system or keeping an eye out for asteroids and objects that could hit Earth as NASA's top priorities.

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Russian astronaut Anton Shkaplerov, Norishige Kanai of Japan and American Scott Tingle will end their 168 day mission, handing over command to the Expedition 56 crew.

A majority of Americans also express confidence that these private companies will build safe and reliable rockets and spacecraft, with 26% expressing a great deal of confidence and 51% having at least a fair amount of confidence. Gerst is the only astronaut of the mission that had participated in a space mission in 2014. Only 27 percent of baby boomers are interested in space tourism, but as much as 63 percent of millennials would like to travel into space as tourists. However, a great deal of Americans surveyed in the pool tend to be skeptical about whether private companies will minimize space debris.

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