The names of the astronauts will be unveiled at a news conference at 11 a.m. ET that will be streamed live online on CBC News.
The new launch schedule comes just a day before the agency will announce which astronauts will be aboard which company's test and maiden crewed flights as the space community continues its quest to bring human spaceflight back to the U.S.
NASA awarded both companies a combined US$6.8 billion in September 2014 to revive the US's ability to fly to the orbiting lab without buying seats on Russian Soyuz capsules - berths that cost about US$80 million apiece.
Although both Boeing and SpaceX still have a few milestones to reach before the launch of their respective astronaut-ferrying spacecraft, NASA is already looking ahead at resuming US -based crewed spaceflights.
Also, the most recent planet-hunting probe of NASA-the TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite)-has begun its hunt for new worlds around close by stars, as said by the US Space organization.
Now, however, the SpaceX uncrewed flight is scheduled for November 2018 and its crewed successor for April 2019 - edging in front of Boeing's planned launches.
During the manned tests, the astronauts will be able to use the displays inside the spacecraft, communicate with mission control and practise manual controls during flight.
Ohio's back-to-school tax holiday starts Friday
She adds taxes can be avoided on layaway items, as long as transactions take place this weekend. Ohio's sales tax holiday will begin Friday August 3rd and will last through Sunday, the 5th.
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Trump has insisted that he did not collude with Russian Federation and has many times called the probe a "witch hunt". Under cross-examination, Devine also portrayed Manafort as a skilled political operator, but also a hard worker.
The Commercial Crew program carries some urgency because NASA has no contingency plan to keep shuttling astronauts to and from the station after next year.
The delay means the spacecraft will not be ready for a crewed test flight until at least mid-2019.
However, the U.S. Government Accountability Office warned last month that certification delays for the two companies could, for a while, leave NASA with no way to get American astronauts onto the ISS.
NASA stands at the very edge of an incredibly exciting time in space exploration.
SpaceX has not publicly revised its Crew Dragon schedule.
In May, SpaceX completed its 16th overall parachute system test for Crew Dragon at Naval Air Facility El Centro in Southern California. Boeing will conduct a manned Starliner flight in mid-2019.
Assad told his troops on Wednesday they were close to victory after inflicting a succession of defeats on fighters. Seven IS militants were killed in an Israeli attack overnight Wednesday in Syria's Golan Heights.
The streets of the capital, Harare, are quiet this morning, following a violent end to the announcement of parliamentary results. Mnangagwa also reacted to the violence on social media, saying: "Now is the time for responsibility and above all, peace".
He said that needed border security reforms included the wall, the visa lottery, catch-and-release policies, and immigration laws. McConnell later told a radio interviewer that a shutdown so close to the November 6 midterm elections won't happen.
Neighbouring wildfires have had similar effects to the Carr fire , evacuating people from the locality and destroying properties. The fire is progressing into the town of Lewiston, Cal Fire spokesman Gabe Lauderdale said in a press video Wednesday morning.
Tesla also said it's working on a new version of its Autopilot semi-autonomous software that will have greater safety features. Tesla reported sales of $4 billion, topping analyst estimates, and an adjusted loss of $3.06 a share, which missed them.
Mumbai Police had earlier posted a video on Twitter with a warning, "Desist from public nuisance or face the music! ". This has actually left the police anxious as the trend is turning out to be deadly with people injuring themselves.
Turkey's foreign minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, quickly responded, also via Twitter: "No one dictates Turkey". Last week, Ankara rebuked Trump's threats, which had been echoed by his Vice President Mike Pence .
North Korea got respect, trade, and weapons, and now they appear to be going on as if Singapore put no restrictions on them. Experts say the North likely wants a declaration of the end of the Korean War as part of US security assurances.
In a Facebook post , the San Antonio Aquarium said an employee saw the man take the shark out of the water and alerted management. Authorities say a male snatched it from a petting tank Saturday afternoon before two others wrapped it in a wet blanket .
RBI hikes lending rate, loans likely to become dearer
The minutes explained that Brexit is still one of the most important considerations for the bank's rate-setting committee. The central bank hiked interest rates by 25 basis points to 6.5 per cent, in the second such hike in three months.
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Trump had tweeted earlier that he was looking into the issue, adding, "Already spoke to NRA, doesn't seem to make much sense! ". Gun access advocacy group Defense Distributed was due to put downloadable gun blueprints online on Wednesday.
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Pompeo to unveil investment push in Indo-Pacific
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Hamilton 'would have struggled' to hold off Vettel
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Don´t call it a `wholphin´ - rare hybrid spotted for…
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North Korea Offered Little Help to Identify Remains
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President claims ID is needed to buy groceries
President Trump boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland for a trip to Tampa to attend a rally on July 31. DeSantis is endorsed by Trump and makes no secret of his affection for the president.
Trump willing to shut down government over wall
Trump began his policy of "zero tolerance" this spring, prosecuting all migrants caught entering the USA without authorization. Trump on Monday said he had no "red line" for precisely what he would require from Congress, and he made no comment on timing.
Local gun store owner discusses impact of 3D guns
The complaint also alleges that the Trump administration is violating states' Tenth Amendment rights to regulate firearms. The second measure is meant to ensure that even guns primarily made of plastic can be discovered by metal detectors.
Ten dead as quake hits tourist island near Bali
Video footage showed ambulances lining the streets of Lombok and many houses damaged with only parts of brick walls standing. The landslides on Rinjani killed an Indonesian student, raising the death toll from the magnitude 6.4 quake to 16.