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Crew-3 Mission | Launch

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Crew-3

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Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

Low Earth Orbit Launch Complex 39A Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA Probability: 70%
B1067 - A Shortfall of Gravitas

SpaceX Crew-3 is the third crewed operational flight of a Crew Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station as part of NASA's Commercial Crew Program.

Updates

Nosu • Nov. 11, 2021, 2:17 a.m.

Successful launch of Crew-3 towards the International Space Station



Cosmic_Penguin • Nov. 6, 2021, 2:11 a.m.

New tentative launch date.


Falcon 9

Family:
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
  • 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


B1067

Status: Active


Type: Core
Flight Proven: Yes
First Flight: June 3, 2021
Last Flight: May 3, 2024
Flights: 19
Landings Attempted: 19
Landings Successful: 19
Previous B1067 Flights

Landing Information

B1067 has landed on ASDS ASOG after launching the Crew-3 mission.

Result: Successful Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship landing at A Shortfall of Gravitas.

Crew Dragon Endurance


Active Human Rated Crew On-board: 4 Crew Capacity: 4 Payload Capacity: 6000 kg
Destination: International Space Station
Serial Number: C210

Crew Dragon spacecraft used for the Crew-3 mission to the International Space Station.

Crew Dragon 2 Details

Crew


Raja Chari

Commander - configurations.Country.None - ( NASA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: June 24, 1977
Age: 46

Thomas Marshburn

Pilot - configurations.Country.None - ( NASA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: Aug. 29, 1960
Age: 63

Kayla Barron

Mission Specialist - configurations.Country.None - ( NASA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: Sept. 19, 1987
Age: 36

Matthias Maurer

Mission Specialist - configurations.Country.None - ( ESA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: March 18, 1970
Age: 54

SpaceX

SpaceX

(SpX)

CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 355 Failures: 11 Pending: 134

Agency Type:

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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