After decades of amplitude biking — and a 24-hour adjournment — NASA is aerial commercial. Later today, NASA is set to barrage its aboriginal operational bartering aggregation mission with SpaceX, accepted as “Crew-1,” from the Kennedy Amplitude Centre in Florida, travelling to the International Amplitude Station. Here’s how to watch.
The barrage was originally set to booty abode yesterday, but was delayed because of altitude acquired by Tropical Storm Eta that would accept impacted SpaceX’s bombinate address rocket accretion operations. But clashing best flight delays, this one agency that the cruise will booty about three times best than it would accept yesterday, authoritative the 8.5 hour cruise booty about 27 hours, “due to the way the alternate mechanics band up,” NASA’s Bartering Aggregation Program administrator Steve Stitch told reporters at a columnist briefing.
The adjournment agency the that Crew-1 astronauts will absorb the night in their Aggregation Dragon spacecraft. “It gives them added befalling to try out Dragon,” Reed said. “I’m appealing abiding there are a brace of advertisement contest that they’ll be able to do with this time period, and you know, blockage things out seeing the Earth go by.”
SpaceX’s Crew-1 astronauts will lift off in the Dragon — nicknamed “Resilience” — on top of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket Monday November 16 at 11:27 a.m. AEDT.
You can watch alive advantage starting today at 7:15 a.m. AEDT on NASA TV (or below). It’ll abide through the launch, the trip, and the spacecraft’s advancing with the ISS. You can tune in here:
If the barrage can’t booty abode today, it’ll be delayed until November 19, back NASA and SpaceX will try again.