Coverage of the first launch company SpaceX astronauts into space on the channels of NASA and SpaceX simultaneously watching YouTube more than 2 million people.
As of 23.10 on the NASA channel broadcast looks 1.67 million people, while the channel SpaceX – more than 1 million people.
On 27 may, the company SpaceX with the Falcon 9 rocket sends the spacecraft Crew Dragon with two astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley at the International space station (ISS). The launch will take place at 16.33 local time [23.33 Kyiv time] from the Baikonur Space center of a name Kennedy in Florida. Crew Dragon will dock with the ISS in 19 hours after the start.
Follow the launch in textual translation from the publication “GORDON”.
NASA has stopped manned flights in 2011, after the completion of the program, use the return of the ships of the Space Shuttle. From the time American astronauts flew into space on a Russian rocket “Soyuz”.
The launch of every NASA astronaut pay Roskosmos more than $80 million At the same place on the ship SpaceX costs almost twice cheaper than the $55 million, according to the website Space.com.
The first test flight of the Crew Dragon took place on 2 March 2019 from Cape Canaveral in Florida with the help of a reusable Falcon 9 rocket. Crew on Board the ship was not, there was a mannequin. March 8 Crew Dragon successfully splashed down in the Atlantic ocean. The capsule went down on four parachutes.