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UPDATED

PRE-LAUNCH BRIEFING FOR SPACEX DEMO-1, Feb 28 2019, KSC, 4:00 pm ET (NASA TV)

UPDATED, Feb. 26, 2019: SpaceX will conduct the first test flight of its Crew Dragon/Falcon 9 commercial crew system to take astronauts to and from the International Space Station (ISS) on March 2, 2019.  This flight, Demo-1, will not carry a crew.

A pre-launch briefing will take place on February 28, 2019 at 4:00 pm ET.

Participants in the February 28 briefing are:

  • Kathy Lueders, manager, NASA Commercial Crew Program
  • Joel Montalbano, deputy manager, International Space Station Program
  • Hans Koenigsmann, vice president, Build and Flight Reliability, SpaceX
  • Pat Forrester, chief, Astronaut Office, Johnson Space Center
  • Melody C. Lovin, launch weather officer, 45th Weather Squadron

If the launch takes place as planned at 2:48 am ET on March 2, arrival at the ISS will take place about 27 hours later at 5:55 am March 3.  Crew Dragon will depart ISS on March 8.

Check for updates to the full schedule of press briefings on the program’s website.

Details

Date:
February 28
Time:
8:00 am - 11:00 pm