SpaceX Crew 3 Rocket Launch from Kennedy Space Center Set for Saturday, October 30

By  //  October 17, 2021

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launch is targeted for 2:43 a.m. ET

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BREVARD COUNTY • KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLORIDA – SpaceX’s Crew 3 mission is set to launch aboard a Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center on Saturday, October 30.

The launch is targeted for 2:43 a.m. ET.

SpaceX Crew-3 will be the third operational NASA Commercial Crew flight of a Crew Dragon spacecraft, and the fourth overall crewed flight for NASA.

NASA astronauts Raja Chari and Thomas Marshburn, European Space Agency astronaut Matthias Maurer, and NASA mission specialist Kayla Barron will launch on the Crew Dragon spacecraft as part of a six-month expedition on the International Space Station.

Coverage of the launch can be seen on Space Coast Daily TV.