Crew Dragon brings four astronauts back to nighttime splashdown
Live coverage: Four astronauts return home after 167 days in space
Astronauts describe thrilling ride to orbit on Falcon 9 rocket
With SpaceX crew docking, it’s a full house on the International Space Station
SpaceX launches astronauts on recycled capsule and ‘flight-proven’ rocket
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket ferried a multinational crew into orbit at the break of dawn Friday with a spectacular sky-lighting launch from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, dazzling early risers along the East Coast with a flawless start to a planned six-month expedition on the International Space Station.
Crew-2 mission timeline
Live coverage: Crew Dragon spacecraft docks with International Space Station
After a one-day delay to wait for improved conditions in the offshore abort zone, SpaceX and NASA launched four astronauts at 5:49 a.m. EDT (0949 GMT) Friday aboard a Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spaceship from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The astronauts docked with the International Space Station at 5:08 a.m. EDT (0908 GMT) Saturday for a planned six-month mission.
SpaceX Crew Dragon launch to space station delayed to Friday by offshore weather
NASA, SpaceX watching weather in downrange abort zones for crew launch
Preparations for the planned liftoff Thursday of a SpaceX Dragon capsule with a four-person crew to the International Space Station cleared another readiness review Tuesday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, but officials are tracking marginal wind and sea conditions in downrange abort zones in the Atlantic Ocean that could force a launch delay.