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SpaceX Falcon 9 Ready For Crew-6 Flight

By Keith Cowing
Status Report
February 24, 2023
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SpaceX Falcon 9 Ready For Crew-6 Flight
Crew 6 SpaceX Falcon 9

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the company’s Dragon spacecraft on top is seen at sunrise on the launch pad at Launch Complex 39A as preparations continue for the Crew-6 mission, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-6 mission is the sixth crew rotation 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. NASA astronauts Stephen Bowen and Warren “Woody” Hoburg, UAE (United Arab Emirates) astronaut Sultan Alneyadi, and Roscosmos cosmonaut Andrey Fedyaev are scheduled to launch on 1:45 a.m. EST on Feb. 27, from Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center.

Photo Credit: (NASA/Joel Kowsky) NASA ID: NHQ202302230002 Larger image

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