The Launch Readiness Review for NASA’s SpaceX Crew-6 mission to the International Space Station is complete and the mission has been given a ‘Go’ for launch. Liftoff is targeted for 1:45 a.m. EST Monday, Feb. 27, from Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex 39A in Florida.
SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft Endeavour, powered by the company’s Falcon 9 rocket, will carry NASA astronauts Stephen Bowen and Warren “Woody” Hoburg, UAE (United Arab Emirates) astronaut Sultan Alneyadi, and Roscosmos cosmonaut Andrey Fedyaev on a 25-hour trip to the space station. The crew will dock at approximately 2:38 a.m. EST Tuesday, Feb. 28, remaining onboard the microgravity laboratory for up to six months to conduct science and maintenance.
Starting at 10:15 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, tune in to a live launch broadcast on NASA TV or the agency’s website and follow along through countdown and other key mission milestones.
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