NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Soichi Noguchi aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon have actually gotten to the International Space Station. Crew-1 signs up with Expedition 64 team of Commander Sergey Ryzhikov and Flight Engineer Sergey Kud-Sverchkov, both of the Russian area firm Roscosmos, and Flight Engineer Kate Rubins of NASA.
The team members very first opened the hatch in between the spaceport station and the pressurized breeding adapter at 1: 02 a.m. EST then opened the hatch to Crew Dragon.
NASA TELEVISION will continue to offer live protection through the inviting event with NASA’s Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operations Kathy Lueders signing up with to welcome the team from the Mission Control Center at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, and JAXA President Hiroshi Yamakawa signing up with from the Tsukuba Space Center in Japan. The welcome event is targeted to start about 1: 40 a.m.
About 2 a.m., NASA will host a press conference following the welcome event with the following individuals:
- Kathy Lueders, associate administrator for human expedition and operations, NASA Headquarters
- Johnson Center Director Mark Geyer
- Ven Feng, deputy supervisor, NASA’s Commercial Crew Program
- Joel Montalbano, program supervisor, International Space Station