Associated Press

Associated Press 21 May 2020

US astronauts prepare for historic mission

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The two astronauts who will test drive SpaceX's brand new rocketship are classmates, friends, veteran spacefliers married to veteran spacefliers and fathers of young sons. (May 22)


The USNS Comfort is readying supplies for deployment to New York City to increase the number of available beds for Coronavirus patients. NBC's Courtney Kube reports.
Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley arrived to their launch pad prepared to embark on the first manned space launch in nearly a decade.
President Donald Trump says Americans should be "prepared for the hard days that lie ahead," when it comes to the battle against the coronavirus, Tuesday, March 31.
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Briefing notes prepared by bureaucrats for federal ministers show just how quickly the COVID-19 situation evolved in Canada. Canadian Medical Association President Dr. Sandy Buchman says no one could have prepared for a pandemic of this magnitude.

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