NASA's SpaceX Crew-2 Mission Countdown Clock Update with acting NASA Administrator

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Published on 21 Apr 2021, 13:15
We are counting down to #LaunchAmerica at Kennedy Space Center! At 8:30 a.m. EDT (12:30 UTC), join acting NASA Administrator Steve Jurczyk and officials from NASA, ESA (European Space Agency) and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) live from Kennedy Space Center, for a preview of NASA's SpaceX Crew-2 mission.

Crew-2 is now set for liftoff on Fri., April 23 at 5:49 a.m. EDT. Astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur of NASA, Thomas Pesquet of ESA, and Akihiko Hoshide of JAXA will launch aboard the Crew Dragon 'Endeavour' spacecraft to the International Space Station. A Thursday launch attempt was rescheduled due to unfavorable weather conditions along the flight path.