SpX Crew-1

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

Low Earth Orbit Launch Complex 39A Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

SpaceX's first operational flight of manned Dragon 2 vehicle.


Teslarati

SpaceX, NASA begin Astronaut drills in simulator ahead of crewed flight

SpaceX and NASA are working together to make sure they’re ready to start flying crews to the space station. Two astronauts, Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken are preparing to launch on a Crew Dragon capsule, with a scheduled date of mid to lat...

Spaceflight Now

NASA, JAXA assign two more astronauts to second piloted Crew Dragon flight

If you would like to see more articles like this please support our coverage of the space program by becoming a Spaceflight Now Member . If everyone who enjoys our website helps fund it, we can expand and improve our coverage further. V...

NASA

NASA Adds Shannon Walker to First Operational Crewed SpaceX Mission

NASA has assigned astronaut Shannon Walker to the first operational crewed flight of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft on a mission to the International Space Station.

Teslarati

SpaceX’s second astronaut launch a step closer after NASA announcement

SpaceX’s second astronaut launch is a a step closer to flight after NASA and JAXA announced the third and fourth astronauts assigned to ride Crew Dragon to the International Space Station (ISS) on its first operational mission. On the c...

SpaceNews

NASA selects astronauts for Crew Dragon mission

NASA has completed the crew for the first operational SpaceX commercial crew mission to the ISS, one that will not include any Russian cosmonauts.

Falcon 9 Block 5

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
  • Launch Mass
    549 T
  • Thrust
    7607 kN
Family
  • Name
    Falcon 9 Block 5
  • Family
    Falcon
  • Variant
    Block 5
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Falcon 9 Block 5
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $52,000,000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    22800 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    8300 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Crew Dragon C207


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

Crew Dragon 7 is the Crew Dragon spacecraft that will be launched on the first operational launch to the Space Station.

Crew Dragon 2 Details

Crew


Soichi Noguchi

Mission Specialist - Japanese - (JAXA)

Status: Active

Date of Birth: April 15, 1965
Age: 54

Michael S. Hopkins

Commander - American - (NASA)

Status: Active

Date of Birth: Dec. 28, 1968
Age: 51

Victor J. Glover

Pilot - American - (NASA)

Status: Active

Date of Birth: April 30, 1976
Age: 43

Shannon Walker

Mission Specialist - American - (NASA)

Status: Active

Date of Birth: June 4, 1965
Age: 54

SpaceX

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CEO: Elon Musk Founded: 2002 Successes: 86 Failures: 6 Pending: 41

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 has many pads, on the East Coast of the US they own SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral and LC-39A at the Kennedy Space Center for their lower inclination launches. They also own SLC-4E at Vandenberg, California for their high inclination launches. Another site is also being developed at Boca Chica, Texas.

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Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Pad: Launch Complex 39A


Atlas V 551
Success
6 days, 19 hours ago
AEHF-6
Space Launch Complex 41 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

This is the sixth and final satellite in the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) system, which is a series of communications satellites operat...


Long March 2
Success
1 week, 2 days ago
Yaogan-30-06
Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 ) - Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

The Yaogan 30-01-01 to 30-01-03 (Remote Sensing Satellite-30-01-01 to 30-01-03) satellites, were launched by CZ-2C rocket from China's Xichang spac...


Soyuz 2.1B
Success
1 week, 4 days ago
OneWeb 3
31/6 - Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

A batch of 34 satellites for the OneWeb satellite constellation, which is intended to provide global Interned broadband service for individual cons...


Falcon 9 Block 5
Success
2 weeks, 1 day ago
Starlink 5
Launch Complex 39A - Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

A batch of 60 satellites for Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Soyuz 2.1B
Success
2 weeks, 2 days ago
Glonass-M No. 60
43/4 (43R) - Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

Glonass-M, also known as Uragan-M, are the second generation of Uragan satellite design used for GLONASS satellite navigation system. GLONASS is a ...


Long March 7A
Failure
2 weeks, 3 days ago
Maiden Flight
Wenchang - Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

This is the first flight of the Long March 7A which is a new configuration of the Long March 7 launch vehicle. The difference is that 7A variant in...


Long March 3
Success
3 weeks, 3 days ago
Beidou-3 G2
Launch Complex 2 (LC-2) - Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

This satellite is a part of the geostationary component of the 3rd phase of the Chinese Beidou (Compass) satellite navigation system. It features a...


Falcon 9 Block 5
Success
3 weeks, 5 days ago
SpX CRS-20
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

SpaceX will launch the Dragon spacecraft on their 20th operational cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station. The flight is being c...


Soyuz 2.1A Fregat-M
Success
1 month, 1 week ago
Meridian-M No.19L
43/3 (43L) - Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

Meridian is a series of communications satellite for military and civilian use.


Long March 2D
Success
1 month, 1 week ago
XJS-C, XJS-D, XJS-E, XJS-F
Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 ) - Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

These are four experimental satellites which will be used mainly to test some Earth observation technologies.