With unprecedented access, watch SpaceX and NASA launch the SpaceX Falcon 9 Crew-1 to the International Space Station. This is the first official mission launching astronauts to the ISS on board SpaceX’s reusable capsule and rocket – paving the way to commercialized space travel.
NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission will launch astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker and Japan Aerospace Exploration mission specialist Soichi Noguchi from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. The astronauts will arrive at the ISS to join NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, as well as Expedition 64 commander Sergey Ryzhikov and flight engineer Sergey Kud-Sverchkov, both of the Russian space agency Roscosmos.
The live broadcast will have unprecedented coverage of the launch as well as expert commentary from current and former astronauts, including Peggy Whitson, Leland Melvin, Mike Massimino and Garrett Reisman, top engineers and other special guests, including adventurer and avid explorer Josh Gates as well as TikTok star Nick Uhas and former NASA Engineer turned YouTube phenom Mark Rober. TV personality Chris Jacobs will also return as host.