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CREW-2 PRE-LAUNCH NEWS CONFERENCE, Apr 20, 2021, KSC, 8:00 am ET?

Update, April 19:  NASA’s updated schedule shows this as occurring at 8:00 am ET, while also continuing to say it will be no earlier than 1 hour after the Launch Readiness Review (LRR).

Original Entry: NASA and SpaceX will hold a pre-launch news conference for the SpaceX Crew-2 mission to the International Space Station on April 20, 2021.  The time is TBD, but will be no earlier than 1 hour after completion of the Launch Readiness Review (LRR).

Participants are:

  • Steve Stich, manager, Commercial Crew Program, Kennedy
  • Joel Montalbano, manager, International Space Station, Johnson
  • Kirt Costello, chief scientist, International Space Station Program, Johnson
  • Norm Knight, deputy manager, Flight Operations Directorate, Johnson
  • Benji Reed, senior director, Human Spaceflight Programs, SpaceX
  • Junichi Sakai, manager, International Space Station Program, JAXA
  • Frank de Winne, manager, International Space Station Program, ESA
  • Brian Cizek, launch weather officer, U.S. Air Force 45th Weather Squadron

Launch is scheduled for April 22 at 6:11 am ET.

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

Details

Date:
April 20
Time:
8:00 am - 11:00 pm