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DEMO-2 CREW DOWNLINK EVENT FROM CREW DRAGON, May 30, 2020, Earth orbit, 5:55 pm ET

Update, May 29:  This event now is scheduled for 5:55 pm ET on May 30.

Update, May 28:  If launch takes place on May 30 at 3:22 pm ET, this event will take place later that day at a time TBD.

Update, May 27, 5:15 pm ET:  The launch was scrubbed due to weather.  They will try again on Saturday, May 30, at 3:22 pm ET.  Whether this event will be postponed or cancelled is TBD.  Check back later.

Original Entry: The crew of the SpaceX Demo-2 mission, Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, will hold an event from Earth orbit at 7:05 pm ET on May 27, 2020 following their 4:33 pm ET launch from Kennedy Space Center.

NASA events on May 27 are as follows.   In addition, President Trump will speak at 6:00 pm ET.

Wednesday, May 27

  • 12:15 p.m. – NASA TV launch coverage begins (continues through docking)
    • 4:33 p.m. – Liftoff
    • 5:22 p.m. – Crew Dragon phase burn
    • 6:05 p.m. – Far-field manual flight test
    • 7:05 p.m. – Astronaut downlink event from Crew Dragon
  • 7:30 p.m. – Administrator postlaunch news conference at Kennedy
    • Administrator Bridenstine
    • Kathy Lueders, NASA Commerce Crew program manager
    • SpaceX representative
    • Kirk Shireman, NASA ISS program manager
    • NASA Chief Astronaut Pat Forrester


May 30
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm