USCV-1

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USCV-1
SpaceX Crew Dragon (More cropped).jpg
OperatorNASA
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft typeDragon 2
ManufacturerSpaceX
Crew
Crew size3+
MembersMike Hopkins
Victor Glover
Soichi Noguchi
Start of mission
Launch dateMay 2020
RocketFalcon 9 Block 5
Launch siteKennedy LC-39A
End of mission
Landing dateNovember 2020
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth
Inclination51.6 degrees
Docking with ISS
Time dockedSix months
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USCV-1 (US Crew Vehicle 1), Crew-1 or Crew One will be the first crewed operational flight of SpaceX's Dragon 2 spacecraft.[1][2] It is expected to launch in 2020 with a crew of three, and will be the third orbital flight of Dragon 2 overall. It will transport members of a future expedition to the International Space Station.

Crew[edit]

Mike Hopkins and Victor Glover were announced as the crew on 3 August 2018.[3]

Position Astronaut
Commander United States Michael S. Hopkins, NASA
Expedition TBA
Second spaceflight
Pilot United States Victor J. Glover, NASA
Expedition TBA
First spaceflight
Mission Specialist Japan Soichi Noguchi, JAXA
Expedition TBA
Third spaceflight

Back-up crew[edit]

Kjell N. Lindgren will serve as backup for both the test flight and first mission crews for Dragon 2.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Upcoming Missions". spacexnow.com.
  2. ^ Twitter message by Victor Glover, 12 April 2019
  3. ^ Lewis, Marie (3 August 2018). "Meet the Astronauts Flying SpaceX's Demo-2". Retrieved 3 March 2019.