"...And SpaceX is STILL ready"

Will Smoot

May 27, 2020

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Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley were treated to a very thorough dress rehearsal today as the SpaceX Crew Demo-2 flight was called off at T-18 minutes due to weather.

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The sun rises over Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39A and SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule.  Official SpaceX Photo.

SpaceX's Demo-2 Mission is Ready for Launch

Questions about weather, touchscreen flight controls, astronaut breakfast and the new black closeout suits are addressed at Monday's pre-launch briefing.

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NASA Astronauts Bob Behnken, left, and Doug Hurley.  Photo provided by Discovery Channel.

Discovery & Science Channel Announce Star-Studded SpaceX Crew Launch Event

‘SPACE LAUNCH LIVE: AMERICA RETURNS TO SPACE,’ a Multiplatform Event, to Simulcast Live Coast to Coast on Wednesday, May 27, at 2 PM ET/11 AM PT on Discovery and Science Channel.

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Atlas V's launchpad spews fire, water and smoke from the flame duct as the USSF-7 mission begins.  Photo credit: Michael Howard / We Report Space

ULA Launches Secret Space Plane for US Space Force

“We were honored to partner with the U.S. Space Force to dedicate this mission to first responders, front-line workers, and those affected by COVID-19. It is truly a unique time in our history and I want to thank the entire team for their continued dedication and focus on mission success,” Gary Wentz, ULA vice president of Government and Commercial Programs.

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SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule atop a Falcon 9 rocket prior to the Demo-1 mission in 2019.  A similar spacecraft is scheduled to launch in May 2020 carrying astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley to the International Space Station.  Photo credit: Bill Jelen / We Report Space

NASA Releases Animation of Upcoming SpaceX Demo-2 Mission

SpaceX and NASA provide an overview animation showing the upcoming crewed flight of Dragon to the International Space Station.

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