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NASA/SPACEX DEMO-2 POST-FRR PRESS CONFERENCE, May 22, 2020, KSC, 2:45 pm ET

(NASA TV)

Update, May 22, 2:00 pm ET:  The post-FRR press conference will take place at 2:45 pm ET.

Update, May 21, 5:50 pm ET:  The FRR did not finish today and will resume tomorrow, May 22 (a contingency that was previously announced and does not indicate any special issues arose).  A press conference will be held approximately one hour after it concludes.  The time is TBD.  The list of participants also has been updated reflecting the resignation of Doug Loverro on Monday.

Update, May 10:  This event has been postponed by one day to May 21, same time.

Original entry: NASA and SpaceX will hold a press conference on May 20, 2020 at approximately 6:00 pm ET after completion of the Flight Readiness Review (FRR) for the SpaceX Demo-2 (DM-2) crewed flight test to the International Space Station. Launch is scheduled for May 27.

Participants in this press conference are [UPDATED]:

  • Doug Loverro, associate administrator, NASA Human Exploration and Operations
  • NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine
  • NASA Associate Administrator Steve Jurczyk
  • Kathy Lueders, manager, NASA Commercial Crew Program
  • Kirk Shireman, manager, International Space Station Program
  • Benji Reed, director of crew mission management, SpaceX
  • Norm Knight, deputy director, NASA Johnson Space Center Flight Operations

It will be broadcast on NASA TV.

Details

Date:
May 22
Time:
2:30 pm - 11:00 pm