The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft carrying NASA astronaut Jasmin Moghbeli, commander; ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Andreas Mogensen, pilot; and mission specialists JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) astronaut Satoshi Furukawa, and Roscosmos cosmonaut Konstantin Borisov to the International Space Station has safely reached orbit, and the nosecone has opened.
A postlaunch news conference will be held at approximately 5 a.m. EDT at Kennedy Space Center with the following participants:
- Ken Bowersox, associate administrator, Space Operations Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters
- Steve Stich, manager, Commercial Crew Program, Kennedy
- Joel Montalbano, manager, International Space Station Program, Johnson Space Center
- Benji Reed, director, Human Spaceflight Program, SpaceX
- Hiroshi Sasaki, vice president, JAXA
- Josef Aschbacher, director general, ESA
Follow along with mission activities and get more information at: https://blogs.nasa.gov/station/. Learn more about commercial crew and space station activities by following @Commercial_Crew, @space_station, and @ISS_Research on X, as well as the Commercial Crew Facebook, ISS Facebook and ISS Instagram accounts.