Want to go to space? NASA astronaut advises 'be organized'

22 Novembre, 2020, 16:19 | Auteur: Therese Cote
  • Expedition 64 Сrew's Five Newly-Arrived Astronauts Hold Press Conference From ISS

Piloted by billionaire Elon Musk, SpaceX's Crew Dragon Resilience ship was boarded by three USA astronauts and astronaut from the Japanese space agency Jaxa.

In NASA's first full-fledged mission ferrying a crew into orbit on a privately-owned spacecraft, the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule dubbed Resilience opened its hatch door shortly after 1 a.m. EST (0600 GMT), two hours after docking and 27 hours after launching atop a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla.

This is the first joint research flight by the U.S. space agency NASA and a commercial company.

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The team, that arrived for a six-month shift on Wednesday, includes NASA's Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker and Kate Rubins as well as JAXA's Soichi Noguchi.

Sputnik is live from the International Space Station, where the Expedition 64 crew is holding a press conference with the astronauts from the Crew Dragon spaceship, who were welcomed aboard the ISS a day ago. And yes, you'll even get to see how astronauts use the bathroom in space.

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