Hatch Closed on Crew-5 Dragon Endurance

Hatch closed on Dragon Endurance for Crew-5
SpaceX technicians close the hatch on Crew Dragon Endurance in preparation for NASA’s SpaceX Crew-5 launch from Kennedy Space Center in Florida at noon EDT Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022.

The hatch is now closed on the Crew Dragon spacecraft, named Endurance. Liftoff for Nicole Aunapu Mann, Josh Cassada, Koichi Wakata, and Anna Kikina is approximately 1 hour, 15 minutes away (noon EDT).

The countdown will continue on track. For continuous coverage, stay here on blog, visit the commercial crew blog, @commercial_crew on Twitter, or commercial crew on Facebook. There also is a continuous live broadcast on NASA Television and the agency’s website.