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Crew-4 Mission | Launch

SpaceX and NASA are targeting no earlier than Tuesday, April 26 for Falcon 9’s launch of Crew-4, Dragon’s fourth science expedition mission to the Internatio...

NASA's SpaceX Crew-4 Astronauts Launch to the International Space Station (Official NASA Broadcast)

NASA astronauts Kjell Lindgren, Bob Hines, and Jessica Watkins, as well as ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, will launch aboard a...

Crew-4

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Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

Low Earth Orbit Launch Complex 39A Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA Probability: 90%
B1067 - A Shortfall of Gravitas

SpaceX Crew-4 is the fourth 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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Updates

SwGustav • April 27, 2022, 8:14 a.m.

Successful launch


SwGustav • April 27, 2022, 7:53 a.m.

Liftoff


Jay • April 26, 2022, 12:05 a.m.

Go for launch


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


B1067

Status: Active


Type: Core
Flight Proven: Yes
First Flight: June 3, 2021
Last Flight: April 27, 2022
Flights: 4
Landings Attempted: 4
Landings Successful: 4
Previous B1067 Flights

Landing Information

B1067 has landed on ASDS ASOG after its fourth flight.

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

Crew Dragon Freedom


Active Human Rated Crew On-board: 4 Crew Capacity: 4 Payload Capacity: 6000 kg
Destination: International Space Station
Serial Number: C212

Crew Dragon spacecraft first used for Crew-4.

Crew Dragon 2 Details

Crew


Kjell N. Lindgren

Spacecraft Commander - American - ( NASA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: Jan. 23, 1973
Age: 49

Robert Hines

Pilot - American - ( NASA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: Jan. 11, 1975
Age: 47

Samantha Cristoforetti

Mission Specialist - Italian - ( ESA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: April 26, 1977
Age: 45

Jessica Watkins

Mission Specialist - American - ( NASA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: May 14, 1988
Age: 34

SpaceX

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CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 170 Failures: 9 Pending: 78

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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Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Launch Complex 39A


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