Crew Dragon Flight Readiness Review Continues into Friday

On May 21, 2020, inside the Operations Support Building II at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, NASA and SpaceX managers participate in a flight readiness review for the upcoming Demo-2 launch. (Credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett)

NASA and SpaceX are continuing the Crew Dragon flight readiness review today that began on Friday. They are planning a press conference about an hour after the review concludes. It is not clear when that will occur.

SpaceX has published a new web page that provides in-depth background about the flight, which is scheduled for May 27.

This will be the first Crew Dragon to launch with astronauts aboard. Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will pilot the spacecraft to a docking with the International Space Station. They are expected to stay aboard for 30 to 120 days.