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Flight Crew at Kennedy, Making Final Preparations for NASA’s SpaceX Crew-5 Mission

By |2022-10-01T14:58:00-04:00October 1st, 2022|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , , |

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-5 crew members wave after arriving at Kennedy Space Center on Saturday, Oct. 1. The launch is targeted for noon EDT Wednesday, Oct. 5, from Kennedy’s Launch Complex 39A. Photo credit: NASA/Kim ShiflettBy Jim CawleyNASA’s Kennedy Space Center NASA’s SpaceX Crew-5 flight crew has reported to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida [...]

Flight Crew Settling in at Kennedy, Making Final Preparations for NASA’s SpaceX Crew-5 Mission

By |2022-10-01T14:58:00-04:00October 1st, 2022|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , , |

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-5 crew members wave after arriving at Kennedy Space Center on Saturday, Oct. 1. The launch is targeted for noon EDT Wednesday, Oct. 5, from Kennedy’s Launch Complex 39A. Photo credit: NASA/Kim ShiflettBy Jim CawleyNASA’s Kennedy Space Center NASA’s SpaceX Crew-5 flight crew has reported to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida [...]

Flight Crew Arrives at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center for Crew-5 Mission

By |2022-10-01T12:35:00-04:00October 1st, 2022|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , , |

The crew has safely landed at the Launch and Landing Facility at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Touchdown was at approximately 12:15 p.m. EDT. NASA Associate Administrator Bob Cabana and Kennedy Director Janet Petro were there to greet the crew as they exited the aircraft in the following order: NASA astronaut Josh Cassada, [...]

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-5 Flight Crew Departs Houston, Bound for Florida

By |2022-10-01T11:43:00-04:00October 1st, 2022|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , , , |

From left, NASA’s SpaceX Crew-5 crewmembers Anna Kikina, Josh Cassada, Nicole Mann, and Koichi Wakata are on their way to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center to make final preparations for Wednesday’s launch from the Florida spaceport.NASA’s SpaceX Crew-5 crewmembers have departed Ellington Field near NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston and are en route to [...]

Teams Confirm No Damage to Flight Hardware, Focus on November for Launch

By |2022-09-30T16:46:00-04:00September 30th, 2022|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , |

Teams at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida conducted initial inspections Friday to assess potential impacts from Hurricane Ian. There was no damage to Artemis flight hardware, and facilities are in good shape with only minor water intrusion identified in a few locations. Next, engineers will extend access platforms around the Space Launch System [...]

CAPSTONE Team Continues Work Towards Spacecraft Recovery

By |2022-09-30T14:20:00-04:00September 30th, 2022|Categories: NASA News|Tags: , , , , |

The CAPSTONE mission team is continuing to work towards recovery of the spacecraft orientation control. This work includes collecting information from the spacecraft, running simulations, and refining recovery plans. CAPSTONE is power positive – meaning it is generating more power from its solar panels than the spacecraft systems are using – and remains in a [...]

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