This Wednesday (the 27th) is the date chosen for the implementation of a procedure of a history to SpaceX: if there are no setbacks, then the company will make its first manned flight towards the International Space Station (ISS, its acronym in English). In the u.s. , Doug Hurley , and Bob Behnken, of NASA, will be the astronauts on the mission.
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For the moment, it is important not only for Elon Musk and his crew, but also those of the United States of america. Since the end of the program, the space shuttle, the Space Shuttle in 2011, NASA has relied on the purchase of spaces on the ships of the Russian Soyuz to transport astronauts to the ISS. The design of the SpaceX goes as planned, the agency will have a solution for this problem in the house, even if the partnership with Russia will continue.
According to the company, the plan is to launch the capsule, Crew, Dragon, docked to the rocket, the Falcon 9from the Kennedy Space Center, Fla., at 17:33 (eastern time). So, if there are no complications of course).
Depending on the weather conditions, the launch could be early, delayed, or even postponed. If SpaceX decides to postpone the mission for another day, the launch could be rescheduled for the 30th, or the 31st of may.
If the roll is a success, SpaceX will carry out any other missions for NASA. Not only this, but the agency is also in the plans of the company is to provide, in the not too distant future, space travel, or travel-to educational institutions, for example.
Is it possible to monitor the mission in real time in the above video, on the web site of SpaceX, or on the channel of the NASA-YouTube. The coverage should start about four hours before the launch.