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NASA's SpaceX Crew-6 March 2 Launch (Official NASA Broadcast in 4K)

Our #Crew6 mission to the International Space Station is targeted for liftoff at 12:34 a.m. EST (0534 UTC) on Thursday, March 2, 2023, from Launch Complex 39...

Crew-6 Mission | Launch

SpaceX and NASA are targeting no earlier than Monday, February 27 for Falcon 9’s launch of Dragon’s sixth operational human spaceflight mission (Crew-6) to t...

NASA's SpaceX Crew-6 Feb. 27 Launch Attempt (Official NASA Broadcast in 4K)

Update: The Feb. 27 launch attempt was scrubbed so mission teams could investigate an issue preventing data from confirming a full load of the ignition sourc...

SpaceX

SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft. The company was founded in 2002 to revolutionize space technology, with the ultimate goal of enabling people to live on other planets.

Crew-6

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Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

Low Earth Orbit Launch Complex 39A Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA Probability: 95%
B1078 - Just Read the Instructions

SpaceX Crew-6 is the sixth crewed operational flight of a Crew Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station as part of NASA's Commercial Crew Program.

Telemetry

Launch trajectory and telemetry simulations provided by Flight Club - a rocket launch simulator and orbital trajectory visualiser for all things space!

Updates

Cosmic_Penguin • March 2, 2023, 5:55 a.m.

Launch success, Crew Dragon on the way to the ISS.


Cosmic_Penguin • March 2, 2023, 5:34 a.m.

Liftoff


Cosmic_Penguin • March 2, 2023, 4:54 a.m.

Webcast live


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


B1078

Status: Active


Type: Core
Flight Proven: No
First Flight: March 2, 2023
Last Flight: May 28, 2024
Flights: 10
Landings Attempted: 10
Landings Successful: 10

Landing Information

B1078 has successfully landed on ASDS JRTI after its first flight.

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

Crew Dragon Endeavour


Active Human Rated Crew On-board: 4 Crew Capacity: 4 Payload Capacity: 6000 kg
Destination: International Space Station
Serial Number: C206

Crew Dragon 6 is the Crew Dragon spacecraft launched on the SpaceX DM-2 demonstration mission to the ISS.

Crew Dragon 2 Details

Crew


Stephen Bowen

Spacecraft Commander - configurations.Country.None - ( NASA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: Feb. 13, 1964
Age: 60

Warren Hoburg

Pilot - configurations.Country.None - ( NASA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: Sept. 16, 1985
Age: 38

Andrei Fedyaev

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

Status: Active

Date of Birth: Feb. 26, 1981
Age: 43

Sultan Al Neyadi

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

Status: Active

Date of Birth: May 23, 1981
Age: 43

SpaceX

SpaceX

(SpX)

CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 357 Failures: 11 Pending: 131

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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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Falcon 9
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Falcon 9
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Launch Complex 9 - Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

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