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Watch the Launch of NASA's SpaceX Crew-1 Mission to the International Space Station

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Crew-1

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Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

Low Earth Orbit Launch Complex 39A Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA Probability: 80% #LaunchAmerica
B1061 - Just Read the Instructions

SpaceX Crew-1 is the first crewed operational flight of a Crew Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station as part of NASA's Commercial Crew Program.

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Geoff Barrett is an independent graphic artist that creates launch infographics for space flight events.

Updates

SwGustav • Nov. 15, 2020, 11:40 p.m.

weather 80%


SwGustav • Nov. 15, 2020, 5:41 p.m.

adjusting T-0


spacevogel • Nov. 15, 2020, 4:50 p.m.

Added SpaceX webcast link


Falcon 9

Family: Falcon
Configuration: Block 5

Falcon 9 is a two-stage rocket designed and manufactured by SpaceX for the reliable and safe transport of satellites and the Dragon spacecraft into orbit. The Block 5 variant is the fifth major interval aimed at improving upon the ability for rapid reusability.

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Specifications
  • Minimum Stage
    1
  • Max Stage
    2
  • Length
    70.0 m
  • Diameter
    3.65 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    5.2 m
  • Launch Mass
    549 T
  • Thrust
    7607 kN
Family
  • Name
    Falcon 9
  • Family
    Falcon
  • Variant
    Block 5
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Falcon 9 Block 5
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $52000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    22800 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    8300 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Booster Info


B1061

Status: Active


Type: Core
Flight Proven: No
First Flight: November 16, 2020
Last Flight: August 12, 2022
Flights: 10
Landings Attempted: 10
Landings Successful: 10

Landing Information

B1061 successfully landed on ASDS JRTI after its first flight.

Result: Successful Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship landing at Just Read the Instructions.

Crew Dragon Resilience


Active Human Rated Crew On-board: 4 Crew Capacity: 4 Payload Capacity: 6000 kg
Destination: International Space Station
Serial Number: C207

Crew Dragon Resilience was used for the Crew-1 mission.

Crew Dragon 2 Details

Crew


Soichi Noguchi

Mission Specialist - Japanese - ( JAXA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: April 15, 1965
Age: 57

Michael S. Hopkins

Commander - American - ( NASA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: Dec. 28, 1968
Age: 53

Victor J. Glover

Pilot - American - ( NASA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: April 30, 1976
Age: 46

Shannon Walker

Mission Specialist - American - ( NASA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: June 4, 1965
Age: 57

SpaceX

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CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 188 Failures: 9 Pending: 80

Agency Type: Commercial

Space Exploration Technologies Corp., known as SpaceX, is an American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California. It was founded in 2002 by entrepreneur Elon Musk with the goal of reducing space transportation costs and enabling the colonization of Mars. SpaceX operates from many pads, on the East Coast of the US they operate from SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station and historic LC-39A at Kennedy Space Center. They also operate from SLC-4E at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California, usually for polar launches. Another launch site is being developed at Boca Chica, Texas.

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Success
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Starlink Group 4-29
Space Launch Complex 4E - Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

A batch of 52 satellites for Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


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Space Launch Complex 2W - Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

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1 week, 2 days ago
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Long March 2D
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1 week, 2 days ago
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Kuaizhou
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