SpaceX’s crew-1 astronaut mission for NASA: Live Updates

SpaceX's crew-1 astronaut mission for NASA: Live Updates

Update

Crew-1 astronauts arrive at the launch site

Four astronauts on SpaceX’s SpaceX crew-1 mission to the Kennedy Space Center launch site on November 14 to launch to the International Space Station.

NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Sochi Noguchi touched on the shuttle landing facility at KSC. It is about to launch from the Cape Canaveral in Florida. Liftoff is set for 7:49 EST (2249 GMT) on Saturday evening.

Hopkins will command the Crew-1 mission, which will be launched into space by the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft and the Falcon 9 rocket. The crew-1 astronauts named their spacecraft Resilience.

“On behalf of the Reliance Crew, we would like to say a big ‘thank you’ to our families, to SpaceX, NASA, and (the Department of Defense) everyone. Get us to this point. Hopkins said in a statement. “As for the crew: we’re ready.”

A crew arrival for NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission will take place on November 8, 2020 at the launch and landing facility at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. NASA astronaut Shannon Walker, mission specialist from left; NASA astronaut Victor Glover, pilot; Junichi Sakai, Manager, International Space Station Program, Jaxa; NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstein; NASA Deputy Administrator Jim Morehard; Bob Cabana, Director, Kennedy Space Center; NASA astronaut Michael Hopkins, spacecraft commander; Jaxa astronaut Sochi Noguchi, mission specialist. (Image credit: NASA / Kim Schifflet)

On Monday (Nov. 9) NASA and the SpaceX mission managers will hold a flight readiness review meeting at the Kennedy Space Center. NASA will hold a press conference an hour after the meeting to inform the public about the launch.

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You can join EST (1815 GMT) via NASA TV at 1:15 pm on NASA’s virtual crew media engagement webcast. You can watch it live online here Way NASA.gov/live And NASA’s YouTube Channel.

SpaceX, NASA targets November 14 for Crew-1 launch

SpaceX’s Crew-1 astronauts (left: NASA astronauts Shannon Walker, Victor Glover, Michael Hopkins, and Jaxa astronaut Sochi Noguchi) pose in front of their crew dragon capsule (Image credit: SpaceX)

Crew-1 mission of the SpaceX to the International Space Station It will now launch on Saturday, November 14th, 7:49 pm EST (November 15, 0049 GMT), NASA announced on Monday (October 26).

The crew-1, which was originally scheduled to launch on August 30, faced several delays in landing. NASA first launched the mission in late September, then until October 23, then until October 31, and finally until mid – November, citing logistical and technical issues. Newly announced target date companies are making that last timeline up.

NASA also announced this The press conference will be held on Wednesday, October 28th“EDT (2000 GMT) at 4 pm to discuss the upcoming launch, including the results of the Falcon 9 Merlin engines being tested following unexpected data from SpaceX during a non-NASA launch,” the agency said in a statement. you can Watch it live on spacepace.com, Courtesy of NASA TV, or directly through the agency Website.

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