In this week’s edition of News from the Press Site, Spaceflight Now’s Will Robinson-Smith is joined by Tariq Malik, editor-in-chief of Space.com, and Passant Robie, space reporter for Gizmodo. The panel discusses the arrival of the NASA astronauts who will be the first to fly onboard Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner, the reestablishment of contact with the Voyager 1 spacecraft, the 300th Falcon 9 booster landing for SpaceX and much more.

News from the Press Site is a weekly video podcast where we cover the big space news of the week with some of the journalists covering it on the daily.

Tariq Malik, Space.com:

The 2024 solar eclipse was a teachable moment in more ways than one https://www.space.com/total-solar-eclipse-2024-teachable-moment-suny-potsdam-university
Chasing the 2024 solar eclipse means dorm life for some New York spectators (including me) https://www.space.com/solar-eclipse-2024-dorm-life-suny-potsdam-new-york
Russian Soyuz rocket suffers rare last-minute abort during launch of 3 astronauts to ISS (video) https://www.space.com/soyuz-rocket-launch-abort-expedition71-astronauts

Passant Robie, Gizmodo:

Hubble Telescope Put Into Dreaded Safe Mode Due to Ongoing Glitch https://gizmodo.com/hubble-telescope-put-into-dreaded-safe-mode-due-to-ongo-1851438846
Russia’s UN Veto Fuels More Tension With the US Over Nuclear Weapons in Space https://gizmodo.com/russia-un-veto-tensions-nuclear-weapons-space-1851438358
Chinese Astronauts Performed Emergency Space Station Repairs Following Debris Impact https://gizmodo.com/chinese-astronauts-space-station-repairs-debris-impact-1851434957
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