Resilience Launch Escape System Armed

Crew-1 on the pad
The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft, Resilience, stand tall on the pad at Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

The launch escape system for the Crew Dragon spacecraft, Resilience, is now armed. From liftoff until they reach orbit, roughly 12 minutes, the crew would be able to escape safely in the unlikely event of an anomaly.

Up next is propellant loading.

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