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NEW EARLIER TIME

CREW-2 COUNTDOWN CLOCK BRIEFING, Apr 21, 2021, KSC, 8:30 am ET

Update, April 19:  The time has been moved up to 8:30 am ET and NASA astronaut Jasmin Moghbeli added to the speakers.

Bill Nelson’s confirmation hearing to be NASA Administrator is at 10:00 am ET, the original time for this briefing. NASA TV now will broadcast that event.

Original Entry: Officials from NASA, JAXA and ESA will hold a briefing at the Countdown Clock at Kennedy Space Center on April 21, 2021 at 10:00 am ET.  The briefing is one day before the scheduled launch of the SpaceX Crew-2 mission to the International Space Station.  The four-person Crew-2 crew is comprised of two NASA astronauts and one astronaut each from JAXA and ESA.

Participants in the briefing are:

  • Steve Jurczyk, acting NASA administrator
  • Bob Cabana, Kennedy center director
  • Hiroshi Sasaki, vice president and director general, JAXA’s Human Spaceflight Technology Directorate
  • Frank de Winne, manager, International Space Station Program, ESA
  • NASA astronaut (TBA)
  • NASA astronaut (TBA)

Prelaunch activities, launch, and docking will air live on NASA Television, the NASA app, and the agency’s website.

Details

Date:
April 21
Time:
8:30 am - 11:00 pm