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NASA/SPACEX DEMO-2 CREW ARRIVAL AT ISS AND POST-ARRIVAL EVENTS, May 31, 2020, virtual, 10:29 am, 12:45 pm, 1:05 pm and 3:15 pm ET

Update, May 31:   The new list of participants in the 3:15 news conference is:

  • NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine
  • Johnson Space Center Director Mark Geyer
  • Kenneth Todd, deputy manager, International Space Station Program
  • Steve Stich, deputy manager, NASA’s Commercial Crew Program
  • NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren

Update, May 28:  If launch takes place on May 30, these events will be on May 31 as follows:

  • Docking, 10:29 am ET
  • Hatch opening: 12:45 pm ET
  • Welcome ceremony: 1:05 pm ET
  • Post-arrival news conference at JSC: 3:15 pm ET
    • NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine
    • JSC Director Mark Geyer
    • NASA Chief Astronaut Pat Forrester

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.  A new schedule of arrival events has not been provided. Check back later.

Updated May 26:  NASA has a new schedule out.  This entry has been updated to reflect changes from the previous version of this post.  Docking now is at 11:39 (instead of 11:29) and the post-arrival news conference is at 4:15 (instead of 4:00).  An “astronaut downlink event” at 7:20 am ET has been added.

Thursday, May 28

  • 7:20 a.m. – Astronaut downlink event from Crew Dragon
  • 11:39 a.m. – Docking
  • 1:55 p.m. – Hatch Open
  • 2:25 p.m. – Welcome ceremony
  • 4:15 p.m. – Post-Arrival News Conference at Johnson
    • Administrator Bridenstine
    • Mark Geyer, director, NASA’s Johnson Space Center
    • NASA Chief Astronaut Pat Forrester

Details

Date:
May 31
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 pm