Local

Crewed, uncrewed missions to lead busy year on Space Coast

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — Between NASA and privately funded missions, Florida’s Space Coast could see five crewed missions this year.

>>> STREAM CHANNEL 9 EYEWITNESS NEWS LIVE <<<

The first of those, Crew-6, is scheduled to launch as soon as Feb. 26. Crew-7 will launch by the end of the year.

Most of those missions will blast off from Launch Complex 39-A.

SpaceX will by flying the majority of those crewed missions with both NASA and private astronauts, but ULA will launch the long-awaited crew flight test for Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft.

Including crewed and non-crewed missions, the Space Coast could potentially see 94 launches in 2023.

See more in the video above.

Click here to download the free WFTV news and weather apps, click here to download the WFTV Now app for your smart TV and click here to stream Channel 9 Eyewitness News live.

Adam Poulisse, WFTV.com

Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.

0
Comments on this article
0