How to enjoy SpaceX’s very first operational Team Dragon mission to space
This evening, the very first operational mission of SpaceX’s Team Dragon spacecraft is set to fly, bring a crew of four to the International Spaceport Station. The mission, scheduled for 7: 27 PM ET, marks the start of routine crewed objectives to and from the ISS for SpaceX as the company establishes a path to area for NASA’s astronauts– and eventually private customers.
On board tonight’s flight are three NASA astronauts– Mike Hopkins, Victor Glover, and Shannon Walker– as well as Soichi Noguchi of the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Company. The team is slated to remain on board the ISS for 6 months, before going back to Earth inside the Crew Dragon in the spring.
NASA’s live protection of the flight will begin at 3: 15 PM ET, jut before the team starts to suit up in the customized SpaceX pressure matches they’ll endure the flight to area. They’ll then go out to the launch pad at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center at around 4PM ET to board the Team Dragon and get strapped inside the spacecraft. Once they’re strapped in, the hatch will be closed around 5: 30 PM ET. Then it’s time to wait till liftoff.
What time is SpaceX’s Crew-1 launch?
SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will take off from the company’s launch website on Sunday, November 15 th, at NASA’s Kennedy Area Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Arranged launch time: New York: 7: 27 PM/ San Francisco: 4: 27 PM/ London: 12: 27 AM (November 16 th)/ Berlin: 1: 27 AM (November 16 th)/ Moscow: 3: 27 AM (November 16 th)/ New Delhi: 5: 57 AM (November 16 th)/ Beijing: 8: 27 AM (November 16 th)/ Tokyo: 9: 27 AM (November 16 th)/ Melbourne: 11: 27 AM (November 16 th)
How to watch SpaceX’s Team Dragon launch live:
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