Human Spaceflights

International Flight No. 322

SpaceX Crew-2

Crew Dragon Endeavour

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Launch, orbit and landing data

Launch date:  23.04.2021
Launch time:  09:49:02.397 UTC
Launch site:  Cape Canaveral (KSC)
Launch pad:  39-A
Altitude:  418 - 422 km
Inclination:  51.66°
Docking ISS:  24.04.2021, 09:07:55 UTC
Undocking ISS:  08.11.2021, 19:05 UTC
Landing date:  09.11.2021
Landing time:  03:33:15 UTC
Landing site:  off the coast of Florida

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Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position Flight No. Duration Orbits
1  Kimbrough  Robert Shane  CDR 3 199d 17h 44m 13s  3194 
2  McArthur  Katherine Megan  PLT 2 199d 17h 44m 13s  3194 
3 Japan  Hoshide  Akihiko  MS-1 3 199d 17h 44m 13s  3194 
4 France  Pesquet  Thomas Gautier  MS-2 2 199d 17h 44m 13s  3194 

Crew seating arrangement

Launch
1  Kimbrough
2  McArthur
3  Hoshide
4  Pesquet
Crew Dragon cockpit
Landing
1  Kimbrough
2  McArthur
3  Hoshide
4  Pesquet

Backup Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position
1  Lindgren (?)  Kjell Norwood  CDR
2      PLT
3 ?  (?)    MS-1
4 Germany  Maurer  Matthias Josef  MS-2

Hardware

Launch vehicle:  Falcon 9 (B1061.2)
Spacecraft:  Dragon 2 (D2 C206.2)

Flight

Launch from Cape Canaveral (KSC). ISS Expedition 65 / 66. Landing near Pensacola off the coast of Florida

The SpaceX Crew-2 mission launched on April 23, 2021 from Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This is the second crew rotation flight of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft on a Falcon 9 rocket following certification by NASA for regular flights to the space station as part of the agency's Commercial Crew Program.
The Crew Dragon docked to the International Space Station on April 24, 2021.

Photos

Thomas Pesquet and Matthias Maurer in training crew in training
crew in training crew in training
SpaceX Crew-2 rollout SpaceX Crew-2 on the launch pad
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SpaceX Crew-2 launch SpaceX Crew-2 landing
SpaceX Crew-2 recovery  

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Last update on November 10, 2021.

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