SpaceX and NASA set for first operational astronaut mission to space
By Editor - Sun Nov 15, 9:05 am
The company’s newly designed Crew Dragon capsule, which the crew has dubbed Resilience, was set for liftoff atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at 7:27 p.m. Eastern time (0027 GMT on Monday) from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The 27-hour ride to the space station, an orbiting laboratory some 250 miles (400 km) above Earth, was originally scheduled to begin on Saturday. NASA is calling the flight its first “operational” mission for a rocket and crew-vehicle system that was 10 years in the making.
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