In a joint mission of NASA and SpaceX Crew Demo-2 participate the astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken. Day 31 may is scheduled to dock spacecraft with the International space station.
The launch was supposed to take place may 27 at 16.33 local time (23.33 Kyiv time). The decision to cancel the adopted 16 minutes before the start. The reason was the unfavorable weather conditions on the flight path.
May 30, the organizers gave 50% that the weather will allow you to start.
The launch of the Falcon 9, the United States resumed the program of manned flights, which were suspended in 2011, with the end of the space Shuttle program. 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 on the SpaceX vehicle costing almost twice cheaper than the $55 million, reported the website Space.com.