Elon Musk's company SpaceX is preparing to launch an updated space mission, Crew Dragon Resilience. For the company, this will be the second flight to the ISS with people on board, but unlike the first launch, this mission is the first operational flight for NASA.
Seisas is actively preparing for the flight: the main and auxiliary systems and the safety of the capsule are being checked.
The official SpaceX page in Tritter reported that the Falcon 9 rocket with the Crew Dragon Resilience spacecraft is already on the launch pad.
Falcon 9 and Crew Dragon vertical on Launch Complex 39A pic.twitter.com/hBVUHWv3Ab
– SpaceX (@SpaceX) November 10, 2020
The new Crew-1 mission should start on November 14, 2020 at 7:49 am local time (Kiev time – November 15 at 2:49 am) from the Kennedy Space Center.
Four astronauts, Mike Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker and Soichi Noguchi, will fly to the ISS aboard the Crew Dragon. They will stay in space for six months.
Earlier, The Telegraph reported that HBO plans to shoot a series about Elon Musk and his SpaceX company.