|Mission dates (planned)|
|Launcher:||Falcon 9 Block 5|
|Begin:||November 16, 2020, 12:27 AM UTC|
|Starting place:||Kennedy Space Center, LC-39A|
|Coupling:||November 17, 2020, 04:00 UTC|
|Decoupling:||May 2021 (planned)|
|Landing:||May 2021 (planned)|
|Flight duration:||approx. 6 months (planned)|
Shannon Walker , Victor Glover , Michael Hopkins , Sōichi Noguchi
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SpaceX Crew-1 , also known as Crew-1 for short , is the second manned space mission of the US spaceship Crew Dragon . The mission, which started on November 16, 2020, brought four astronauts to the ISS for a long-term deployment .
On August 3, 2018, the US astronauts Michael Hopkins and Victor Glover were assigned to SpaceX Crew-1. On March 31, 2020, NASA also nominated Shannon Walker and the Japanese astronaut Sōichi Noguchi . For Glover it is the first space flight; the other crew members have already completed an ISS mission.
Name of the capsule
Mission purpose and implementation
The Crew Dragon is a successor version of the Dragon spaceship developed by SpaceX and approved for manned flights . After several unmanned tests and the manned test flight SpX-DM2 , the Crew-1 capsule is to dock with the space station for the first time for the full duration of six months. The spacecraft launched on November 16, 2020 on a Falcon-9 launcher from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida . The docking maneuver at the ISS took place as planned 27 hours after the launch on November 17 at 4:00 UTC .
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