CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Update: Liftoff!
Crew-3 successfully lifted off from Kennedy Space Center Wednesday evening.
See the launch again in the video below:
Read our earlier coverage below:
It’s launch day for SpaceX and NASA’s Crew-3 mission.
Four astronauts are preparing to lift off from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center aboard a Falcon 9 rocket on Wednesday night.
NASA and SpaceX are targeting to launch the crewed mission at 9:03 p.m.
NASA astronauts Raja Chari, Tom Marshburn, Kayla Barron and ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Matthias Maurer will board SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft.
The launch has been delayed several times due to weather and a minor medical issue with one of the astronauts.
According to NASA, the Crew Dragon Endurance is scheduled to dock with the space station around 7:10 p.m. Thursday.
Channel 9 will livestream the launch on air and on its website. Click here to watch it when it happens.