Space Shuttle Endeavour undocks from the International Space Station to return to earth on its final mission.
SpaceX launches the first Crew Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station as part of the Crew Dragon Demo-1 mission, with the first stage of its Falcon 9 launch vehicle making a successful landing on the drone ship "Of Course I Still Love You".
The Director General of Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, says the 2mm hole detected on the International Space Station (ISS) last week was caused, possibly deliberately, by someone using a drill, and that an investigation is under way to find out who is responsible.
NASA's Space Shuttle "Endeavour" successfully launches from the Kennedy Space Center in the U.S. state of Florida on its final mission. [http:--www.space.com-11677-nasa-shuttle-launch-endeavour-final-mission-sts-134-liftoff.html (Space.com)], [http:--www.ajc.com-news-nation-world-nasa-clears-space-shuttle-945979.html (AP via "Atlanta Journal-Constitution")]date=August 2019
United States astronauts Douglas H. Wheelock and Tracy Caldwell Dyson fail on the International Space Station (ISS)'s longest spacewalk and sixth longest spacewalk to repair a cooling system, which means two more spacewalks are now required. [https:--www.bbc.co.uk-news-science-environment-10903004 (BBC)] [http:--www.time.com-time-health-article-0,8599,2009257,00.html ("TIME")]date=August 2019