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Where to watch tomorrow’s SpaceX-NASA Crew-2 launch

21 Apr 2021, 11:32 UTC
Where to watch tomorrow’s SpaceX-NASA Crew-2 launch
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From left to right, ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet, JAXA astronaut Akihiko Hoshide, and NASA astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur prepare to depart the Neil A. Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building for Launch Complex 39A – at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida – during an April 18, 2021 dress rehearsal prior to the Crew-2 mission launch on April 22. Image via credit Aubrey Gemignani/ NASA/ Space.com.
Go for launch! NASA has given SpaceX the official consent for sending its next crew mission to the International Space Station (ISS). That mission, called Crew-2, will be the second flight of this particular Crew Dragon, and SpaceX’s third overall crewed orbital flight. It will blast off on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at 6:11 a.m. Eastern (1011 UTC) tomorrow morning, April 22, 2021, from Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The excitement will be live-streamed via NASA TV, starting with a “countdown clock briefing” for the SpaceX Crew Dragon Crew-2 mission, currently scheduled for 8:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. Eastern today (12 and 12:30 UTC). Check NASA TV listings for the scheduling of the livestreams, which will run periodically until its undocking and splashdown next Wednesday.
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