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SpaceX, NASA aim to launch Crew 4 missions to the ISS by April 23: Statement

Crew 4 mission NASA said in a press release that it would be launched on the International Space Station (ISS) by April 23. “NASA and SpaceX are currently targeting by 5:26 AM Eastern Standard Time. [12:26 PM EEST] For the launch of the agency’s Crew 4 mission from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida to the International Space Station on Saturday, April 23, “the release said Tuesday.

This date will provide the agency with time to complete the final pre-launch process for Crew 4 missions after Axiom Mission 1 was launched on the ISS on April 8.

NASA will conduct a flight preparation review on Friday. This will focus on SpaceX’s crew transportation system, the ISS, and the preparation of its international partners to support flight, the release said.

If the launch is delayed on April 23, the crew will have the opportunity to launch on April 24 and April 25, the release said.

Crew 4 mission takes NASA astronauts Chel Lindgren, Bob Hines When Jessica WatkinsAnd European Space Agency astronauts Samantha Cristoforetti, To the ISS of the Falcon 9 rocket equipped with the Crew Dragon capsule. The rocket will be launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Source: ANI / Sputnik

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