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SpaceX Crew-1
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Falcon 9 with Resilience launches from LC-39A
Names USCV-1, Crew-1
Mission type Crewed mission to ISS
Operator SpaceX
Mission duration 105 days and 22 hours (in progress)
~180 days (planned)
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft Cargo Dragon C207 Resilience
Manufacturer SpaceX
Crew
Crew size 4
Members
Start of mission
Launch date 16 November 2020,
00:27:17 UTC
Rocket Falcon 9 Block 5
Launch site KSC, LC-39A
Contractor SpaceX
End of mission
Landing date May 2021 (planned)
Landing site Atlantic Ocean
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric orbit
Regime Low Earth orbit
Inclination 51.66°
Docking with ISS
Docking port Harmony Forward
Docking date 17 November 2020, 04:01 UTC
Undocking date May 2021 (planned)
Time docked 104 days, 18 hours and 26 minutes (in progress)
180 days (planned)
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(l-r) Walker, Glover, Hopkins and Noguchi
Commercial Crew Program
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SpaceX Crew-1 (also known as USCV-1 or simply Crew-1) is the first crewed operational flight of a Crew Dragon spacecraft.

The Crew Dragon spacecraft Resilience was expected to launch on 31 October 2020 on a Falcon 9 from the Kennedy Space Center, LC-39A. The launch was postponed due to bad weather and was eventually launched on 15 November.

It carried NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover and Shannon Walker along with JAXA astronaut Soichi Noguchi, all members of the Expedition 64 crew. The mission is the second overall crewed orbital flight of the Crew Dragon, pending the certification of the vehicle.

Crew

Prime crew
Position Astronaut
Spacecraft commander United States Michael S. Hopkins, NASA
Expedition 64
Second spaceflight
Pilot United States Victor J. Glover, NASA
Expedition 64
First spaceflight
Mission Specialist 1 Japan Soichi Noguchi, JAXA
Expedition 64
Third spaceflight
Mission Specialist 2 United States Shannon Walker, NASA
Expedition 64
Second spaceflight

Mission

The Resilience space capsule will dock to the ISS after launch, where the astronauts will stay for about 6 months before returning back to earth.

Timeline

Mission Time UTC Time Date (UTC) Information
T+00:00:00 00:27:15 16 November
2020
Rocket launches from the ground
T+00:02:37 00:29:52 The first set of engines are turned off (MECO)
T+00:02:40 00:29:55 The Falcon 9 seperates the bottom stage from the second stage
T+00:02:48 00:30:03 The engines on the second stage start
T+00:08:50 00:36:05 The second stage engines are turned off (SECO-1)
T+00:09:29 00:36:44 The first stage lands on a floating landing site.
T+00:12:03 00:39:18 Crew Dragon seperates from the second stage

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