Space-X's Falcon-9 rocket will deliver four astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS). This will be the sixth operational crew flight of Elon Musk's Space-X.
Florida:The mission includes four crew members and is set to launch to the International Space Station (ISS). The team will fly aboard the SpaceX Dragon Endeavour spacecraft, which previously flew NASA’s Crew-1, Inspiration4, and Axiom Mission-1 astronauts.
The launch of NASA’s Space-X Crew-6 mission had to be postponed 2 minutes before the scheduled time due to engine failure.
Launch Date:The launch date for Crew-6 mission is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 27, 2023, at 1:45 a.m. EST from Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex 39A. Indian time on Tuesday Feb. 28, 2023 afternoon around 12:45 pm.
Objectives: The mission will focus on scientific research, technology development, and testing, as well as maintenance and upgrades to the ISS. The crew will conduct more than 200 experiments and technology demonstrations, including studies on the behavior of materials in microgravity and the collection of microbial samples from the outside of the space station.
The Crew-6 flight will carry NASA astronauts Stephen Bowen, commander; Warren “Woody” Hoburg, pilot; and mission specialists UAE (United Arab Emirates) astronaut Sultan Alneyadi and Roscosmos cosmonaut Andrey Fedyaev.
Before leaving, the flight crew paused to recognize family, friends, and support team members who gathered to see them off. They then climbed into their customized white Tesla Model X vehicles for the approximate 20-minute ride to the pad.
This crew of Astronauts will remain on the ISS for 6 months.
The approximate 25-hour journey to the International Space Station(ISS) sets up.
Kennedy’s historic Launch Complex 39A. For a live broadcast, tune in to NASA TV or the agency’s website.