Watch history unfold as NASA and SpaceX launch astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley to the ISS on Wednesday, May 27. This mission marks the first time since the retirement of the space shuttle in 2011 that humans will fly to the space station from U.S. soil.
NASA’s #LaunchAmerica LIVE coverage includes liftoff of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft, a Kelly Clarkson performance, live video from space while NASA Astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley fly to the International Space Station and much more.
Weather is a factor today, but here is what the schedule looks like.
May 27, Wednesday
11 p.m. – Live Views of the SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket on Launch Pad 39-A at the Kennedy Space Center for NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2 launch to the International Space Station.
11:15 p.m. – Coverage of NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2 launch to the International Space Station
- 3:33 p.m. – Liftoff
- 4:22 p.m. – Crew Dragon phase burn
- 5:05 p.m. – Far-field manual flight test
- 6:05 p.m. – Astronaut downlink event from Crew Dragon
(Editor’s note: NASA TV’s coverage of the mission will be continuous through the post-arrival news conference Thursday afternoon.)