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Video: Dragon astronauts practice for launch day

1 month ago   |   By Spaceflight Now


Following the same timeline as they will on launch day, NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken put on their SpaceX flight suits and strapped inside SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft Saturday at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
This video released by NASA shows the astronauts suiting up inside the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building at Kennedy, then walking out and getting inside a Tesla Model X for the 20-minute road trip to pad 39A.
Once at the pad, they rode an elevator to the 265-foot-level, walked across SpaceX's 50-foot-long crew access arm, and entered the...
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Astronauts have a surprise name for their Crew Dragon spacecraft

Astronauts have a surprise name for their Crew Dragon spacecraft

1 month ago   |   By Spaceflight Now

The Crew Dragon spacecraft sits atop a Falcon 9 rocket on pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center. Credit: SpaceX
Astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken plan to reveal a name for their Crew Dragon spaceship on the day they launch from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, reclaiming a tradition that dates back to the dawn of the Space Age.
Hurley and Behnken are preparing for launch on a test flight to restore orbital human spaceflight capability to the United States.
The crew members have not disclosed the name for their spacecraft yet. The astronauts said Friday they will announce it on...
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