NASA, SpaceX Move On From Disruptions To Prep Crew-5 Launch


From the left, members of NASA’s SpaceX Crew-5 mission: Anna Kikina, mission specialist; Josh Cassada, pilot; Nicole Mann, spacecraft commander; and Koichi Wakata, mission specialist.

Credit: SpaceX
Preparations for NASA’s SpaceX-contracted Crew-5 mission to the International Space Station (ISS) are back on track. A planned liftoff from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center on Sept. 29 was pre-empted by Hurricane Ian. That setback came after the mission’s Falcon 9 rocket, which is launching for the first...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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