NASA has launched its four astronauts to the station. It is for the 3rd time spaced is taking astronauts to space. And the primary aim behind this space flight is to make space flight a routine.
According to the eastern time, at 5:49 a.m., the SpaceX Crew Dragon Capsul took off from the Space Centre in Florida, After a very smooth countdown early morning.
The flight commander said:
”It’s great to be back in space.”
Astronauts of the crew to mission:
Four astronauts going for this Space Flight, from these four two are American astronauts. One is Japanese and one is an astronaut going on this space trip towards the International Space Station.
Shane Kimbrough, Megan McArthur Akohiki Hoshi, and Thomas Pesquet are the four astronauts who went to the International Space Station, and these astronauts are propelled by the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket into this space
It is repentance of a profitable action by the space agency to turn over to the private sector the business of taking people to low-Earth orbit.
A year ago, SpaceX completed a demonstration mission with two NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley and Joe Harley.
SpaceX with NASA launched the crew-1 in November. And these astronauts are still in the Space Station and are planned to return to the earth next week.
The launch that happened today is the second launch in which the Crew-2 astronauts are traveling towards the International Space Station in a dragon capsule propelled by the Falcon 9 rocket.
According to the Eastern Time, just after 6:00 a.m., the Crew-2 astronauts were in orbit, and a trip to the space station begins.
The astronauts put on their spacesuits. They met Elon Musk the founder of SpaceX, Steve Jurczyk, the acting administrator of NASA
When the four astronauts settle into the capsules, SpaceX started loading the propeller into the rocket about 45 minutes before.
Excitement of Astronauts
Mr. Kimbrough said a few words in the final minutes of the countdown
“Off the Earth, for the Earth, Endeavour is ready to go,” he said, relating to the name of this specific Crew Dragon capsule.
then the countdown proceeds very smoothly, and the Dragon capsule with four astronauts take off from the Kennedy space center and starts its journey towards the International Space Statio
And when the capsule reached orbit, Mr. Kimbrough said it’s great to be back in this space.
The space journey of these four astronauts will be six months long. They will spend their six months On the International Space Station.
The astronauts posted the playlist, which they have planned to listen to during their space journey.