Author Topic: SpaceX F9 / Crew Dragon : Crew-3 : November 10/11 (02:03 UTC), 2021 : UPDATES  (Read 63026 times)

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meco, stage sep.
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T+ 5mins
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Entry burn
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Entry burn shutdown
1 min left in powered flight
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Mvac shutdown
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Landing confirmed
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Dragon separation confirmed.
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 Space Cat Kayla and I want to wish Astronaut Kayla and the whole crew a fantastic mission!. Always exciting!

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Falcon 9 Second Stage Engine Shuts Down

Danielle Sempsrott Posted on November 10, 2021

Shutdown of the Falcon 9 rocketís second stage engines occurs right on time, and Crew Dragon is now in orbit. In just a moment, the rocketís first stage will attempt to land on a droneship in the Atlantic Ocean.

https://blogs.nasa.gov/crew-3/2021/11/10/falcon-9-second-stage-engine-shuts-down/

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Separation Confirmed, Crew Dragon Now Flying Solo

Danielle Sempsrott Posted on November 10, 2021

SpaceXís Crew Dragon spacecraft, named Endurance by the Crew-3 astronauts, has successfully separated from the Falcon 9 rocketís second stage and is now flying on its own.

The spacecraft has safely reached orbit, and its nosecone has been opened. NASA astronauts Raja Chari, Tom Marshburn, and Kayla Barron, along with ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Matthias Maurer are slated to arrive at the International Space Station about 22 hours from now, around 7:10 p.m. EST on Nov. 11.

https://blogs.nasa.gov/crew-3/2021/11/10/separation-confirmed-crew-dragon-now-flying-solo/

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Dragon has separated from Falcon 9ís second stage and is on its way to the @space_station! Autonomous docking tomorrow at ~7:10 p.m. EST

https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1458619797915136006

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Crew-3 booster safely aboard A Shortfall of Gravitas (from NASA Media Channel).

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https://twitter.com/NASA_Nerd/status/1458619822133104641
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A continued presence in space.

Crew-3 launches to the International Space Station on time at 9:03 pm EST.

Article: https://nasaspaceflight.com/2021/11/crew-3-launch/

📸 for @NASASpaceflight
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https://twitter.com/nasahqphoto/status/1458621801211338755
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Liftoff! See the first images from the launch @SpaceX's Falcon 9 and Crew Dragon from @NASAKennedy on the #Crew3 mission to @Space_Station. Check back for more! https://flic.kr/s/aHsmWZWVM5
https://twitter.com/NASA/status/1458622016593010693
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We like turtles.
 
There are three aboard the #Crew3 Endurance capsule on the way to the @Space_Station: Two from the "Turtles" class of astronauts, Kayla Barron and @Astro_Raja, and the third... well, can you spot the zero G indicator?
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Phase Burn has begun...(duration ~7 min.)
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Crew-3 Postlaunch News Teleconference Set for 10 p.m.

Danielle Sempsrott Posted on November 10, 2021

The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft carrying NASA astronauts Raja Chari, Tom Marshburn, Kayla Barron, and ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer on their way to the International Space Station has safely reached orbit, and the nosecone has been opened.

At 10 p.m., NASA will host a postlaunch news teleconference from NASAís Kennedy Space Center. Participants in the briefing will be:

Kathryn Lueders, associate administrator, Space Operations Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters
Steve Stich, manager, Commercial Crew Program, NASAís Johnson Space Center in Houston
Joel Montalbano, manager, International Space Station Program, NASA Johnson
Sarah Walker, director, Dragon Mission Management, SpaceX
Frank de Winne, program manager, International Space Station, ESA

More details about the mission and NASAís commercial crew program can be found by following the commercial crew blog, @commercial_crew and commercial crew on Facebook.

Learn more about station activities by following  @space_station  and @ISS_Research  on Twitter as well as the  ISS Facebook  and  ISS Instagram  accounts.

https://blogs.nasa.gov/crew-3/2021/11/10/crew-3-postlaunch-news-teleconference-set-for-10-p-m/

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