On may 27, 2020 was the date chosen for the launch of the first manned mission of SpaceX. On board the capsule Crew Dragon, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will travel to the International Space Station (ISS). However, everything was cancelled and this may 30 was the new opportunity.
The weather conditions at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral with clouds, cumulus clouds and some drizzle, prevented the take-off will be held on the 27th of may, but this Saturday finally the weather took pity and the ship Falcon 9 is on the way to the International Space Station.
Look at a summary of what happened here:
It is expected in addition to the Sunday, may 31, the Crew Dragon will link with the International Space Station, and then to stay in orbit until new call.
This is the first time that a private company, as controlled by Elon Musk, designs and operates launch services for NASA as part of its program Commercial Crew.
Becoming a client of the operators commercial space, the u.s. space agency could save “significant” amounts of money.
The take-off was on Saturday, 30 may at 12:22 p. m. PT (*).
(*) The Pacific Time (PT) is the reference of this article and is the one that governs in the west coast of the united States, where cities such as Los Angeles. They are nine hours less than in Madrid; four less than in Buenos Aires or Montevideo; three less than in Miami, New York and Santiago, and two less than in Mexico City, Guayaquil, Bogotá, or Lima.
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