Crew Dragon Resilience
Crew Dragon docking gives space station its first long-term crew of seven
Astronauts fly with SpaceX in landmark launch for commercial spaceflight
Live coverage: SpaceX crew capsule docks with space station
Veteran Japanese astronaut to become SpaceX’s first international passenger
Offshore conditions bump crew launch to Sunday
Originally expected to take off Saturday, the launch of SpaceX’s first operational Crew Dragon mission was delayed to Sunday because of expected high winds at the Kennedy Space Center and weather off-shore where the Falcon 9 rocket’s first stage will attempt to land on a SpaceX droneship. The company plans to re-use the booster for the next Crew Dragon flight.
Astronauts rehearse for launch day as mission managers watch weather
The four astronauts preparing to ride SpaceX’s Crew Dragon “Resilience” into orbit climbed aboard their spaceship Thursday at the Kennedy Space Center in a practice run for a launch to the International Space Station planned Saturday night, while mission managers monitored weather and sea conditions in recovery areas across the Atlantic Ocean.
Falcon 9 rocket fires up in crucial test before weekend crew launch
Photos: Falcon 9 rocket rolled out to pad 39A for Crew-1 launch
NASA formally certifies SpaceX’s Crew Dragon for “operational” astronaut flights
NASA officials gave approval Tuesday for SpaceX to begin regular crew rotation flights to the International Space Station with the launch of four astronauts set for Saturday from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, signaling a transition from development to operations for the human-rated Dragon spacecraft.