Human Spaceflights

International Flight No. 322

SpaceX Crew-2

Crew Dragon Endeavour

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Launch, orbit and landing data

Launch date:  23.04.2021
Launch time:  09:49:02.397 UTC
Launch site:  Cape Canaveral (KSC)
Launch pad:  39-A
Altitude:  418 - 422 km
Inclination:  51.66°
Docking ISS:  24.04.2021, 09:07:55 UTC
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Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position Flight No. Duration Orbits
1  Kimbrough  Robert Shane  CDR 3

 
2  McArthur  Katherine Megan  PLT 2

 
3 Japan  Hoshide  Akihiko  MS-1 3

 
4 France  Pesquet  Thomas Gautier  MS-2 2

 

Crew seating arrangement

Launch
1  Kimbrough
2  McArthur
3  Hoshide
4  Pesquet
Crew Dragon cockpit
Landing
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Backup Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position
1  Lindgren (?)  Kjell Norwood  CDR
2      PLT
3 ?  (?)    MS-1
4 Germany  Maurer  Matthias Josef  MS-2

Hardware

Launch vehicle:  Falcon 9 (B1061.2)
Spacecraft:  Dragon 2 (D2 C206.2)

Flight

Launch from Cape Canaveral (KSC). ISS Expedition 65 / 66.

The SpaceX Crew-2 mission launched on April 23, 2021 from Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This is the second crew rotation flight of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft on a Falcon 9 rocket following certification by NASA for regular flights to the space station as part of the agency's Commercial Crew Program.
The Crew Dragon docked to the International Space Station on April 24, 2021.

Photos

Thomas Pesquet and Matthias Maurer in training crew in training
crew in training crew in training
SpaceX Crew-2 rollout SpaceX Crew-2 on the launch pad
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SpaceX Crew-2 launch

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Last update on May 05, 2021.

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