Historic space mission – the first manned SpaceX rocket at the second attempt?The first attempt failed due to weather. Now the “Crew Dragon should stand out” to 21.22 PM. You can follow the launch live on the stream update FOLGT0 comments

After the weather failed start-up attempt on Wednesday, is now expected for the first time in about nine years, astronauts from the United States to take off from the space station ISS. To 21.22 PM Central European time, the US astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley with a “Falcon 9″rocket, want to start from the spaceport Cape Canaveral in a “Crew Dragon”space capsule to the International space station.

Just a few hours later, they will dock to the ISS, and about a month stay. If the Start would have to be re-moved, would be another attempt on Sunday. The weather conditions seem but despite a passing storm in the Region of Cape Canaveral, moving to allow a Start. This has at least let Nasa 50 minutes before the flight, said.

On a historical Mission to: Douglas Hurley (left) and Robert Keystone

Recently were flown in the summer of 2011, the astronaut with the space Shuttle Atlantis to the ISS Behnken. After that, the U.S. space Agency, Nasa, motet its Space Shuttle fleet due to cost reasons and had to rely for flights to the ISS since then to Russia.


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