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Launch of NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission delayed until November

The Verge Saturday, 10 October 2020
Launch of NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission delayed until NovemberThe crew access arm leading to the Crew Dragon, atop the Falcon 9 | Image: SpaceX

NASA has delayed the launch of the SpaceX Crew-1 mission until early- to mid-November, the agency announced Saturday. The mission eventually will bring three NASA astronauts and an astronaut from Japan’s JAXA space agency to the International Space Station.

Originally scheduled for October 31st, the planned six-month mission was delayed to allow time to resolve issues with the first-stage engine gas generators on the Falcon 9 rocket, NASA said in a statement. When it does launch, American astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, and Shannon Walker, plus Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi will be aboard SpaceX’s first operational crewed mission to the ISS.



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