IMAGE OF THE DAY: SpaceX Crew-2 Complete Dress Rehearsal Ahead of Launch from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center
By Space Coast Daily // April 21, 2021
Launch is targeted for 6:11 a.m. ET
BREVARD COUNTY • KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLORIDA – 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.
The Crew-2 mission is the second operational mission of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station as part of the agency’s Commercial Crew Program.
McArthur, Kimbrough, Pesquet, and Hoshide are now scheduled to launch on Friday, April 23, from Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center.