From left to right: NASA astronauts Shannon Walker, Victor Oliver and Mike Hopkins, and JAXA astronaut Soichi Noguchi.SpaceXNASA and SpaceX plan to launch the businesss very first full objective with astronauts no earlier than Oct. 23, the company announced on Friday.Known as Crew-1, the objective will see 3 U.S. astronauts and one Japanese astronaut launch in a SpaceX Crew Dragon pill to the International Space Station. The 6 month timeline for Crew-1 suggests that capsule will be docked till late April, overlapping with the SpaceX Crew-2 objective set to release in spring 2021.Demo-2 examines ongoingSpaceXs Crew Dragon Endeavour spacecraft sprinkles down in the Gulf of Mexico with NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley onboard on August 2, 2020. NASA TVThe announcement comes about 2 weeks after the successful completion of the SpaceX Demo-2 test flight, which brought a set of NASA astronauts in the businesss first ever crewed objective.

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