SpaceX launches Crew-3 mission to ISS12. 11. 2021
SpaceX and NASA have successfully launched four astronauts to the International Space Station on the Crew-3 mission. The crew launched onboard a Falcon 9 and Crew Dragon Endurance from KSC’s Pad 39A on Wednesday evening, November 10, at 9:03 PM EST (02:03 UTC on November 11).Endurance flew atop Falcon 9 B1067-2, the same booster that launched the CRS-22 mission on June 3. The first stage successfully landed on the drone ship A Shortfall of Gravitas. The Crew Dragon spacecraft docked with the forward port of the Harmony module of the station at 6:32 PM EST (23:32 UTC). The spacecraft’s arrival to the station took place smoothly, with the docking taking place nearly 40 minutes ahead of schedule.
- Raja Chari – NASA
- Thomas Marshburn – NASA
- Kayla Barron – NASA
- Matthias Maurer – ESA