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On February 28, 2023, the NASA crew left Earth using SpaceX’s launch system.

Tàu Crew Dragon Endeavour và tên lửa Falcon 9 của SpaceX

This is SpaceX’s ninth crewed flight and the fourth time the Crew Dragon Endeavor has been used as part of NASA’s commercial crew program.

Today, NASA and SpaceX will work together on a collaborative mission called “Crew-6”. This is the seventh crewed mission SpaceX has worked on for NASA as part of the agency’s Commercial Crew program.

The Crew Dragon Endeavor and SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket
The Crew Dragon Endeavor and SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Endeavor and Falcon 9 rocket are ready for the mission to the ISS on Launch Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center. (Photo: SpaceX).

In the above mission, 4 NASA engineers will leave Earth using SpaceX’s rocket and launch system. According to information from NASA, the mission will be launched today at 1:45 p.m. (Vietnam time) at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida (USA).

Among the astronauts on the flight were Stephen Bowen and Warren. “Wooded” Hoburg, Sultan Alneyadi and Andrey Fedyaev. Notably, Bowen and Hoburg take on the roles of commander and pilot of the Crew Dragon ship Endeavor, respectively. They were accompanied by astronaut Alneyadi from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Fedyaev from Roscosmos.

These 4 astronauts are expected to approach Harmony module of the International Space Station (ISS) in February 28. After that, they will live and work here for approximately 6 months conducting important space research.


4 astronauts will be on the flight.

4 astronauts will be present on the flight. (Photo: SpaceX).

Theo Space, 3 days before the Destiny deployment, SpaceX’s rocket was successfully tested in a rehearsal, with astronaut mannequins used on board. Officials at NASA and SpaceX both expect everything to go smoothly.

This is SpaceX’s 9th crewed flight and the 4th time the Crew Dragon Endeavor has been used. This is a product manufactured and operated by SpaceX and used in NASA’s Commercial Crew Program.

Until this launch, the Crew Dragon Endeavor has successfully completed 3 missions to bring the crew to the International Space Station (ISS). The ship was first launched on May 30, 2020.

Article source: Dan Tri

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This is SpaceX’s ninth crewed flight and the fourth time the Crew Dragon Endeavor has been used as part of NASA’s commercial crew program.

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