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Dragon Resilience

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2020-084A

Description

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the company's Crew Dragon spacecraft is launched on NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission to the International Space Station with NASA astronauts Mike Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Soichi Noguchi onboard, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission is the first crew rotation mission of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station as part of the agency’s Commercial Crew Program. Hopkins, Glover, Walker, and Noguchi launched at 7:27 p.m. EST from Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center to begin a six month mission onboard the orbital outpost.

Learn more about NASA’s Commercial Crew program at:

https://www.nasa.gov/commercialcrew

Alternate Names

  • DragonResilience
  • 46920

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2020-11-16
Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 12055 kg

Funding Agencies

  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (United States)
  • Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) (United States)

Discipline

  • Human Crew

Additional Information

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