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UPDATES ONLY Thread for SpaceX's second operational crew mission. Set for NET April 22 at 6:11 am ET/10:11 UTC from KSC 39A.

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And with the bird at the pad, here is the link to the post-FRR news conference with a lot of good updates to kick-off launch week.

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https://twitter.com/spacex/status/1383084131987324928

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Falcon 9 and Dragon rolling out to the pad ahead of launching four astronauts to the @space_station. Liftoff targeted for Thursday, April 22 at 6:11 a.m. EDT
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Many more photos from the F9 rollout can be found on NASA's Flickr: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmVnkHwE

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Crew arrival coverage on NASA TV imminent
Best quote heard during an inspection, "I was unaware that I was the only one who was aware."

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coverage starting as the jet taxis in
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Global Air?  A charter?
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Bob Cabana up first
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Live webcast link


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Global Air?  A charter?
All the NASA jets are busy either doing research or going to Kazakhstan to get Kate Rubins. https://airbornescience.nasa.gov/aircraft_status

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SpaceX Crew-2 Crew Arrival
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SpaceX’s Crew Dragon “Endeavour,” atop the company’s Falcon 9 rocket, rolls out to Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center on April 16, 2021. NASA astronauts Shane Kimbrough and  Megan McArthur, JAXA astronaut Akihiko Hoshide, and ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet, who arrived at Kennedy on April 16, will fly to the International Space Station on NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 mission. Liftoff is targeted for Thursday, April 22, at 6:11 a.m. EDT.
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Going vertical. From 321 Launch live stream

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Notice from the NGA.  Note that it does not include April 27, which was mentioned as Backup Day #3 in the FRR media teleconference.

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170342Z APR 21
NAVAREA IV 311/21(11,26).
WESTERN NORTH ATLANTIC.
FLORIDA.
1. HAZARDOUS OPERATIONS, ROCKET LAUNCHING
   221002Z TO 221047Z APR, ALTERNATE
   230939Z TO 231025Z AND 260828Z TO 260914Z APR
   IN AREAS BOUND BY:
   A. 28-38-01N 080-36-59W, 28-39-00N 080-35-00W,
      28-38-00N 080-33-00W, 28-37-00N 080-33-00W,
      28-36-00N 080-35-00W, 28-36-00N 080-35-11W.
   B. 28-39-13N 080-37-51W, 28-41-00N 080-34-00W,
      28-51-00N 080-21-00W, 28-48-00N 080-17-00W,
      28-36-00N 080-25-00W, 28-33-38N 080-34-30W.
   C. 31-38-00N 077-28-00W, 32-14-00N 077-02-00W,
      32-39-00N 076-19-00W, 32-27-00N 076-07-00W,
      31-53-00N 076-38-00W, 31-29-00N 077-17-00W.
2. CANCEL THIS MSG 261014Z APR 21.

Edit: Fixed typo.
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twitter.com/spacex/status/1383244401435054089

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Falcon 9 and Dragon are vertical on Launch Complex 39A. This will be the first human spaceflight mission to fly astronauts on a flight-proven Falcon 9 and Dragon spacex.com/launches

https://twitter.com/spacex/status/1383245015380418561

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The Falcon 9 first stage previously launched the Crew-1 mission, and the Dragon spacecraft previously flew @AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug to and from the @space_station during the Demo-2 mission
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