On May 30, 2020 at 19:22 UTC the American SpaceX’s Crew Dragon (Demo-2 mission) spacecraft was launched from Kennedy Space Center (LC39A), Florida, USA. The space vehicle was orbited by the “Falcon-9” rocket-carrier. The spacecraft is piloted by 2 astronauts - spacecraft commander Douglas Hurley (right) and joint operations commander Robert Behnken (left).
The space vehicle is to dock with the International Space Station on May 31. Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken will join current ISS expedition members Russian cosmonauts Anatoli Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner as well as American astronaut Christopher Cassidy. It is the first piloted space flight of the USA since the last shuttle mission in 2011.