In the wake of remaining down from dispatch on Wednesday, May 27, SpaceX is focusing on Saturday, May 30 for Falcon 9’s dispatch of Crew Dragon’s subsequent showing (Demo-2) crucial Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This test flight with NASA space explorers Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley on board the Dragon rocket will return human spaceflight to the United States.
The momentary dispatch window opens at 3:22 p.m. EDT, or 19:22 UTC, with a reinforcement prompt dispatch opportunity accessible on Sunday, May 31 at 3:00 p.m. EDT, or 19:00 UTC. Tune in here to watch the dispatch webcast. Inclusion will start around 4 hours before liftoff.
Demo-2 is the last significant test for SpaceX’s human spaceflight framework to be confirmed by NASA for operational group missions to and from the International Space Station. SpaceX is returning human spaceflight to the United States with one of the most secure, most progressive frameworks at any point assembled, and NASA’s Commercial Crew Program is a defining moment for America’s future in a space investigation that lays the preparation for future missions to the Moon, Mars, and past.