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Dragon Freedom



Crew-4, also known as United States Crew Vehicle (USCV)-4 is the fourth operational Crew Dragon mission as a part of the Commercial Crew Program (CCP). Like the other operational Crew Dragon missions, Dragon is carrying a crew of four astronauts into space.

This mission includes NASA astronauts Kjell Lindgren, Robert Hines, and Jessica Watkins along with Samantha Cristoforetti of the European Space Agency (ESA). Lindgren and Hines are the Commander and Pilot respectively, with Cristoforetti and Watkins serving as Mission Specialists.

As members of Expedition 67, the Crew-4 astronauts will continue the ongoing science investigations and technology demonstrations on the ISS, as well as playing their parts in keeping the outpost operational.

Alternate Names

  • 52318
  • DragonFreedom

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2022-04-27
Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9 Full Thrust
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Funding Agency

  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (United States)


  • Human Crew

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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