NASA, SpaceX Targeting October for Next Astronaut Launch

NASA, SpaceX Targeting October for Next Astronaut Launch

Mission specialist Shannon Walker, left, pilot Victor Glover, Crew Dragon commander Michael Hopkins - all NASA astronauts - and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut and mission specialist Soichi Noguchi, right, will launch to the International Space Station on the agency's SpaceX Crew-1 mission. This will be the first operational mission to the orbiting laboratory under NASA's Commercial Crew Program, following the agency's certification of SpaceX's crew transportation system. The crew will launch from Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39A in Florida. NASA Photo by Norah Moran/UPI