SpaceX Demo-2

Launch Time
Sat May 30, 2020 19:22 UTC

SpaceX's first crewed mission. First American crewed flight since 2011.


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 #1
62nd Falcon recovery attempt
51st successful Falcon recovery
2nd consecutive successful Falcon landing and recovery

C206 (Endeavour)

Flight #1

Mission Details

SpaceX Demo-2

NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken launched aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft. The launch was a demonstration mission to certify SpaceX for regular crew rotation missions to the International Space Station. After a 19 hour coast, Crew Dragon “Endeavour” arrived at and docked to PMA-2, located on the Harmony Module on the US side of the International Space Station.

SpaceX Demo-2 docked to the IDA-2 port of the Harmony module of the International Space Station on 31/05/2020 at 14:27 UTC. Its stay was 62 days and was undocked on 01/08/2020 at 23:35 UTC. It splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico on 02/08/2020 at 18:48 UTC. This marked the first time crew splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico, and the first crew splashdown in 45 years.

Payloads: 1
Low Earth Orbit


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



37th orbital launch attempt


94th mission
8th mission of 2020
88th successful mission
60th consecutive successful mission

Falcon 9

86th mission
8th mission of 2020
83rd successful mission
57th consecutive successful mission