Countdown to Launch Day!

Last Updated on May 22, 2020 by Pam Roller, Solar System Ambassador

SOURCE: News release from Solar System Ambassador Pam Roller

It’s a new day new way in space exploration! In less than a week NASA will begin a new era in human spaceflight when it launches two U. S. astronauts in a SpaceX Crew Dragon next generation spacecraft on a Falcon 9 Rocket to be docked with the International Space Station.

American astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley have arrived at the Launch and Landing Facility at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center to begin final preparations for the May 27th historic launch.

Coming up on NASA TV

May 22, Friday
2:15 EST– SpaceX Demonstration Mission 2 Virtual Crew Engagement

May 25, Monday

6 p.m. EST– SpaceX Demonstration Mission 2 pre-launch briefing

May 26, Tuesday
10 a.m. EST– SpaceX Demonstration Mission 2 Administrator Countdown Clock Briefing