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Main » 2024 » April » 7 » US launched Crew Dragon (Axiom-2 mission) spacecraft.


US launched Crew Dragon (Axiom-2 mission) spacecraft.
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On May 21, 2023 at 21:37 UTC the American SpaceX’s Crew Dragon “Freedom” (Axiom-2 mission) spacecraft was launched from Kennedy Space Center (LC39A), Florida, USA. The space vehicle was orbited by the “Falcon-9FT” rocket-carrier.

There were 4 crew members onboard the Crew Dragon – Commander, Peggy Whitson, a US citizen and retired NASA astronaut; pilot, a US citizen and commercial astronaut John Shoffner; Mission Specialist 1, Saudi Arabian astronaut Ali AlQarni (علي القرني); Mission Specialist 2, Saudi Arabian woman-astronaut Rayyanah Barnawi (ريانة برناوي).

It’s the 2nd fully commercial mission to the International Space Station. The commercial crew mission, managed by a Houston-based company named Axiom Space, is to last about 10 days. It is the 2nd space flight of Crew Dragon “Freedom” (Dragon capsule C212) spacecraft. The space vehicle is to dock with the International Space Station on May 22.

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