SpaceX Crew-2

Launch Time
Fri Apr 23, 2021 09:49 UTC

First SpaceX crewed mission to feature a flight-proven booster and the first SpaceX crewed mission to feature a flight-proven Dragon spacecraft. Crew Dragon Endeavour previously flew on the SpaceX Demo-2 mission.


Falcon 9 Block 5
Image Credit: SpaceX
Status: Active
Price: $67.0 million
Liftoff Thrust: 7,607 kN
Payload to LEO: 22,800 kg
Payload to GTO: 8,300 kg
Stages: 2
Strap-ons: 0
Rocket Height: 70.0 m
Fairing Diameter: 5.2 m
Fairing Height: 13.0 m


Of Course I Still Love You


Flight #2
158 day turnaround
91st Falcon recovery attempt
79th successful Falcon recovery
6th consecutive successful Falcon landing and recovery

C206 (Endeavour)

Flight #2
328 day turnaround

Mission Details

SpaceX Crew-2

SpaceX Crew-2 is the second operational crewed rotation mission of a Crew Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station. NASA astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur will serve as spacecraft commander and pilot, respectively, for the mission. JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) astronaut Akihiko Hoshide and ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Thomas Pesquet will join as mission specialists.

SpaceX Crew-2 docked to the IDA-2 port of the Harmony module of the International Space Station on 24/04/2021 at 09:10 UTC. On 07/21/2021 at 10:45 UTC it was undocked from port IDA-2 and docked to port IDA-3 of the Harmony module on the same day at 11:36 UTC. Its stay was 198 days and was undocked on 08/11/2021 at 19:05 UTC. It splashed down off the coast of Pensacola, Florida on 09/11/2021 at 03:33 UTC.

Payloads: 1
Low Earth Orbit


LC-39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida, USA



31st orbital launch attempt


123rd mission
11th mission of 2021
117th successful mission
89th consecutive successful mission

Falcon 9

115th mission
11th mission of 2021
112th successful mission
86th consecutive successful mission