NASA and SpaceX prepare for the launch of the Crew-1 mission

NASA astronauts Mike Hopkins, right, Victor Glover, center, and Shannon Walker, left, are seen arriving with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Soichi Noguchi, at Kennedy Space’s Launch and Landing Facility. NASA Center in front of the crew of the SpaceX -1 mission, November 8, 2020, in Florida. NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission is the first operational mission of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station as part of the agency’s Commercial Crew Program. NASA astronauts Mike Hopkins, Victor Glover and Shannon Walker and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Soichi Noguchi will be launched on Saturday, November 14 at 7:49 pm EST from Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex 39A. NASA photo by Joel Kowsky / UPI


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