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Robert Pearlman
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posted 05-01-2020 11:35 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Please use this topic to discuss SpaceX's Crew Dragon Crew-1 mission to the International Space Station.

NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover and Shannon Walker, together with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Soichi Noguchi are assigned to fly the Crew-1 mission.

Robert Pearlman
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From SpaceX via Twitter:
Once Demo-2 is complete, and the SpaceX and NASA teams have reviewed all the data for certification, SpaceX will launch Crew Dragon's first six-month operational mission (Crew-1) later this year. The Crew-1 spacecraft is in production and astronaut training is well underway.

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NASA public affairs officer Rob Navias just told me that the specific designations spacecraft commander and joint operations commander only apply to SpaceX's Demo-2 (and Boeing's CFT), the test flights. After that that it will be commander, pilot and mission specialists.

Robert Pearlman
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From Johnson Space Center via Twitter:
Crew 1 astronauts – NASA's Victor Glover, Mike Hopkins and Shannon Walker, along with JAXA's (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) Soichi Noguchi — continue training on International Space Station systems in preparation for the first operational Crew Dragon launch later this year.

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