NASA Television and the firm’s site are offering live constant protection of NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 objective bring NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Soichi Noguchi on their method to the International Space Station.
The Crew Dragon spacecraft, called Resilience, started the last stage of its technique to the station at 9: 22 p.m. Monday and is arranged to dock at 11 p.m. Crew Dragon is created to dock autonomously, however the team onboard the spacecraft and the spaceport station will keep track of the efficiency of the spacecraft as it approaches and docks to the forward port of the station’s Harmony module.
The 3 NASA astronauts and one JAXA astronaut are now preparing yourself to dock to the global docking adapter on the Harmony module’s forward port. Commander Michael Hopkins and Pilot Victor Glover, along with Mission Specialists Shannon Walker and Soichi Noguchi, will be at the controls as the Crew Dragon finishes a totally automated rendezvous and docking series tonight.
When the hatches open about 1: 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 17, the Crew-1 astronauts will sign up with Expedition 64 Flight Engineer Kate Rubins of NASA, and station Commander Sergey Ryzhikov and Flight Engineer Sergey Kud-Sverchkov of Roscosmos, who got to the station on October 14.