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It's launch day for SpaceX Crew-5. Commander Nicole Mann, Pilot Josh Cassada, and mission specialists Koichi Wakata and Anna Kikina will lift off at noon EDT (16:00 UTC) for the ISS.

https://twitter.com/TGMetsFan98/status/1577598183190007814

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#Crew5 launch to the
@Space_Station
 via #SpaceX's #CrewDragon & #Falcon9 vehicles

Crew members:

@AstroDuke
 
@Astro_Josh

@Astro_Wakata

Anna Kikina

https://twitter.com/_rykllan/status/1577510513453551616



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https://twitter.com/launchphoto/status/1577616925575856128

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Playalinda Beach currently open for viewing Crew-5

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https://twitter.com/commercial_crew/status/1577619177937969154

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✅Mission teams for @NASA's @SpaceX #Crew5 mission are GO for launch following a review of weather at the
launch site and downrange for the flight of Dragon.

📺Coverage begins at 8:30am EDT on NASA TV for launch at noon!

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Cosmonaut Anna Kikina will become the first Russian crew member to launch on a US spacecraft since 2002 when she straps into a seat aboard SpaceXís Dragon Endurance capsule Wednesday for a flight to the International Space Station.

https://twitter.com/SpaceflightNow/status/1577558324198924288

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Cape Canaveral/Kennedy Space Center, FL temporary restriction:

From October 05, 2022 at 1455 UTC to To October 05, 2022 at 1629 UTC
Altitude: From the surface up to and including 18,000ft
https://tfr.faa.gov/save_pages/detail_2_7551.html

Likely:Crew-5 (https://rocketlaunch.live/launch/crew-5)

https://twitter.com/SpaceTfrs/status/1577301291566616578

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https://twitter.com/infographictony/status/1577626469647364096

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CREW-5: @NASA and @SpaceX's Crew Dragon mission is scheduled to launch later today from Kennedy Space Center. Here is my (unofficial) infographic of how it should unfold. Free larger version on my Patreon page, I'll update as the mission progresses
https://www.patreon.com/posts/nasa-and-spacex-72910117

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NSF is live
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https://twitter.com/astro_wakata/status/1577630210379616258

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I got a good night's sleep last night and feel fine. Soon you'll put on your spacesuit and head to the launch pad.
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https://twitter.com/johnkrausphotos/status/1577631944170508288

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It's great to see the custom Tesla Model X license plate tradition continue as Crew-5 aims to BLA5TOFF to the International Space Station at 12:00 p.m. EDT today

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https://twitter.com/astrobehnken/status/1577632596598693893

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I'm in place at @NASAKennedy for the @NASA/@SpaceX #Crew5 launch to @Space_Station. Beautiful day to go to space!

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To boldly go where no human has gone before !

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https://twitter.com/tgmetsfan98/status/1577634185161981952

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Good morning from the Kennedy Space Center!

Iím waiting outside the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building for three astronauts and one cosmonaut to see their families before making the drive to LC-39A.

Watch LIVE: youtu.be/vY0GHqO5_bc

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NASA stream is live - commentary starts shortly
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Bob Behnken is in the house and shot of suit-up earlier

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Walkout

Who are the support astronauts for the family?
One is Hansen for sure. And maybe Kimiya Yui and Alvin Drew?

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https://twitter.com/nasa/status/1577640861210497024

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The four space travelers walk out of crew quarters and begin their journey to the launchpad. #Crew5

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The downrange winds [ascent corridor on the 45th launch forecasts] were red/no-go overnight but cleared earlier this morning
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