The Crew-5 Crew Dragon will dock autonomously to the International Space Station, carrying four astronauts to the International Space Station.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket launched a Crew Dragon (Dragon 2) spacecraft on its next operational mission Crew-5 (or USCV-?) to the International Space Station under the auspices of NASA’s commercial crew program (CCP). NASA astronauts Nicole Mann, Josh Cassada and JAXA astronaut Koichi Wakata plus cosmonaut Anna Kikina will fly onboard Crew Dragon to become part of the next ISS expedition crew. The booster is designated as B1077 for this flight and Crew Dragon is vehicle C210.2, named Endurance.
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4:57 p.m. – Docking of NASA's SpaceX Crew Dragon Crew-5 crew to the International Space Station (preceded by continuous coverage of rendezvous activities)
6:42 p.m. – Opening of the hatch on NASA's SpaceX Crew Dragon Endurance as the Crew-5 crew enters the International Space Station
8:05 p.m. – Welcoming remarks by NASA's SpaceX Crew Dragon Crew-5 crew aboard the International Space Station
(All times Eastern U.S. time, which equates to UTC-4.)
Courtesy of SpaceX
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