Journey to the ISS: NASA and SpaceX Crew-2 Mission

From pre-flight preparations to docking with the International Space Station, here are some highlights from the NASA and SpaceX Crew-2 mission. NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough, NASA astronaut Megan McArthur, ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet, and JAXA astronaut Akihiko Hoshide launched aboard a Crew Dragon spacecraft atop a Falcon 9 rocket on April 23 at 5:49A ET from the NASA Kennedy Launch Complex 39A. After a 23-hour journey, Crew-2 successfully docked with the International Space Station on April 24 at 5:08A ET.

Follow the Crew-2's journey to the ISS right here on Discovery.com and catch up on past NASA and SpaceX missions on SPACE LAUNCH LIVE, streaming on discovery+.

(Updated April 24, 2021)

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