SpaceX Crew-2 Dress Rehearsal

Crew-2 mission is the second operational mission of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket with 4 astronauts, to the International Space Station.

On Sunday, April 18, 2021, NASA astronauts Megan McArthur and Shane Kimbrough, ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Thomas Pesquet, and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) astronaut Akihiko Hoshide, wearing SpaceX spacesuits, are seen as they prepare to depart the Neil A.

Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building for Launch Complex 39A during a dress rehearsal prior to the Crew-2 mission launch at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

McArthur, Kimbrough, Pesquet, and Hoshide are scheduled to launch at 6:11 a.m. EDT on Thursday, April 22, from Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center.

Image Credit: NASA/Aubrey Gemignani
Editor: Yvette Smith