After the successful launch of Crew Dragon Demo-1, the first uncrewed orbital test launched on 2 March 2019, SpaceX will have Falcon 9‘s launch of Crew Dragon’s Demo-2 with NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley next week on Wednesday, 27 May 2020 in Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, heading to the International Space Centre. The rocket will blast off at 4:33 p.m. EDT and dock with the International Space Station about 19 hours later.
According to SpaceX, the first private company manufacturing human spaceflight, Falcon 9 is a reusable, two-stage rocket designed and manufactured by SpaceX for the reliable and safe transport of people and payloads into Earthorbit and beyond.
Crew Dragon Demo-2 also represents NASA to fully staff the International Space Station, ending the Russia’s spaceflight monopoly since 1970, and do the space-based research in support of future moon and Mars missions. Watch here the successful in-flight test of Crew Dragon launch on 19 January, 2020 after many failed to land before:
Here is the interview with the duo American astronauts who will lead the Crew Dragon Demo-2 into orbit next week in “Know Your Crew! With Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley” in NASA Johnson Space Centre YouTube Channel:
Elon Musk, the owner of SpaceX who launched the world ‘s most powerful active rocket and blast off his Tesla sports car into space in 2018 then back to the earth safely, has also just promoted his 2021 Tesla Cybertruck with Jay Leno Garage in CNBC Prime yesterday:
Elon Musk, who taught himself computer programming at the age of 10 and owned an online payment company X.com now known as PayPal, has his clear mission statement on SpaceX is that enabling people to live on the other planets. Here is the complete mission statement of SpaceX by Elon Musk:…
“You want to wake up in the morning and think the future is going to be great – and that’s what being a spacefaring civilization is all about. It’s about believing in the future and thinking that the future will be better than the past. And I can’t think of anything more exciting than going out there and being among the stars.”
For more information about the Duo Astronauts, SpaceX, and Elon Musk:…
Elon Musk: Twitter @elonmusk.
Source: Elon Musk Is the Hero America Deserves — The next SpaceX launch will be the company’s first with people on board — Know Your Crew! With Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley — Tesla Inc. — SpaceX Website — @SpaceX — Elon Musk and Jay Leno In TheTesla 2021 CyberTruck — Who Is Elon Musk? BBC News — Crew Dragon In-Flight Escape Demonstration Recap.