Next Spaceflight

Status

Success

SpaceX Demo-1

Launch Time
Sat Mar 02, 2019 07:49 UTC
The maiden orbital flight of Crew Dragon. It will fly without crew as it is a test flight.

Rocket

Falcon 9 Block 5
SpaceX
Status: Active
Price: $50.0 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

Vehicles

B1051-1

Of Course I Still Love You

Mission Details

SpaceX Demo-1

SpaceX Demo-1 will be the first orbital test of Crew Dragon. It is an uncrewed demonstration mission as part of NASA's Commercial Crew program. The spacecraft will test the approach and automated docking procedures with the International Space Station (ISS), remain docked for a few days, then conduct the full re-entry, splashdown and recovery steps to provide data requisite to subsequently qualify for flights transporting humans to the ISS. Life support systems will be monitored during the test flight.
Payloads: 1
Low Earth Orbit

Location

Stats

2019

13th orbital launch attempt

SpaceX

76th mission
71st successful mission
42nd consecutive successful mission

Falcon 9

70th mission
68th successful mission
41st consecutive successful mission