Today, 27 may, the SpaceX rocket will deliver two American astronauts on the International space station (ISS), which will be the first rocket launch with crew on Board with the U.S. for the past ten years. About it reports the National Board of the USA on Aeronautics and space research (NASA).
“A new era of space flights should begin when American astronauts again will launch U.S. missiles from American soil to the ISS under the commercial crew program of NASA. Astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley will travel to the ISS on Board the rocket, SpaceX Crew Dragon, which will be held on may 27, 16.32 local time [23.32 Kyiv time] from the Baikonur Space center of a name Kennedy in Florida,” the statement reads.
NASA said that the astronauts will be to test spacecraft systems in orbit.
During the final test flight for SpaceX mission will check the system for transport of the crew of the company. Including the launch pad, rocket, spacecraft, and operational capabilities.
The duration of the mission not reported.
As informs television channel CBS , the President of the United States Donald trump start personally will attend the launch. Everyone will be able pto view his live broadcast on the channel NASA on YouTube or on the website SpaceX.