Crew-5 Launch Delayed to Late September Written 22 July 2022


Artists' impression of a Crew Dragon approaching the ISS. | Credit: NASA/SpaceX; Wikipedia; Public Domain

SPACE reports that SpaceX and NASA “will launch Crew-5, their next crewed mission to the International Space Station, no earlier than Sept. 29, according to a NASA statement released on Thursday.” The delay “will see the mission slip behind the next launch of astronauts on a Russian Soyuz vehicle.” NASA officials wrote, “A launch at the end of September will allow SpaceX to complete hardware processing and mission teams will continue to review the launch date based on the space station’s visiting spacecraft schedule.” 
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