Rocket Launch: NET October 23, 2020 TBA | Commercial Crew SpaceX Falcon 9 Crew-1Oct 23, 2020 Launch Complex 39A Commercial Crew SpaceX Falcon 9 Crew-1
The Commercial Crew Program takes the next important step in space exploration. The SpaceX Falcon 9 Crew-1 launch will mark the beginning of regular flights of astronauts from America to the International Space Station (ISS). This program provides safe and reliable trips to the ISS, allowing for additional research and discovery. Aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon will be NASA astronauts Victor Glover, Michael Hopkins, Shannon Walker and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) astronaut Soichi Noguchi to the ISS for a full duration mission.
Witness liftoff of this historic flight from Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex! Launch viewing opportunities may be offered from the main visitor complex or from viewing locations behind NASA’s gates that may require an additional ticket. The visitor complex may open launch viewing opportunities based on the launch’s public date and time. At this time, no LTTs are available for this launch. If offered, tickets are sold as soon as possible after a confirmed date and time is publicized. If/when they are available, tickets may be purchased online under the VIP Launch Viewing tab on the Tickets page. Launch date, time, and viewing opportunities are subject to change. Launches can be affected by technical and mechanical issues as well as range operations and weather, either in advance or at the last minute.
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Availability of upcoming viewing opportunities is dependent upon the scheduled launch time and is subject to NASA and U.S. Air Force approval. Launch date, time, and viewing opportunities are subject to change. Launches can be affected by technical and mechanical issues as well as range operations and weather, either in advance or at the last minute.