Update: We have live video of each the SpaceX launch live stream and the a video replay of the liftoff in case you need to see the second is took off. Today’s SpaceX launch did occur at night time in the US, making it a bit tougher to see the whole lot however the rocket flame.
You can watch the SpaceX launch live stream under and additional down rewatch the liftoff video. It had 4 astronauts, together with three NASA astronauts, launch into area they usually’re all headed to the International Space Station.
The SpaceX launch time was 7:27pm EST, in accordance to the official NASA and SpaceX schedule. That’s when the Crew-1 mission actually took off, and proper now, from the live stream video, we are able to see they’re in orbit.According to the NASA schedule, members of the Crew-1 mission will probably be docking with the ISS tomorrow night time at 11pm EST. So it will take them about 28 hours to get there. The 4 astronauts will probably be there for a complete of six months.
You can watch the ongoing SpaceX YouTube live stream under, the place SpaceX and NASA are providing live play-by-play updates.
How to watch the SpaceX live stream video
The precise SpaceX launch time occurred at 7:27pm EST on November 15. That was Monday morning 12:27am GMT in the UK, and 11:27am AEDT in Australia.
The live stream video really began hours beforehand, with the 4 astronauts seated in the Dragon capsule for hours and going by means of rigorous security checks whereas on the Kennedy Space Center launchpad.
The astronauts arrived at the historic Launch Complex 39 in automotive made by Tesla, which is simply applicable, as SpaceX founder Elon Musk additionally owns the electrical automotive firm.
While this is not the first manned personal area launch NASA has had SpaceX manage, it is a step up from the first mission, again in late May, that had simply two NASA astronauts headed to the ISS.
Dragon is the solely spacecraft at present flying able to returning important quantities of cargo to Earth and is the first personal spacecraft to take people to the @Space_Station pic.twitter.com/vjjAlyK0HlNovember 15, 2020
This is one other take a look at for SpaceX and the function of a personal sector firm to launch NASA missions into area extra cheaply and effectively than ever earlier than. Or, as SpaceX founder Elon Musk simply retweeted:
Liftoff! pic.twitter.com/Unf1ScdVFBNovember 16, 2020
SpaceX launch: how to rewatch the liftoff
In case you missed the SpaceX launch by a couple of minutes, the official Twitter account of the SpaceX has the liftoff in a brief 11-second video.
The precise liftoff is tougher to make out than May’s first mission. That’s as a result of it occurred at night time in Florida at 7:27pm EST native time.
Crew-1 astronauts on this SpaceX launch
Aboard the small SpaceX Dragon capsule and with the highly effective Falcon 9 rocket at their backs are NASA’s Michael Hopkins, Shannon Walker, Victor Glover. The fourth astronaut is Japan’s Soichi Noguchi.
You can watch them proper now, as they sail by means of area, suited up in the SpaceX spacesuits and are strapped in inside the Dragon capsule. It’ll take them about 28 hours to get to the ISS.
The crew is go for launch pic.twitter.com/HqJGin0gg7November 16, 2020