Crew-7 has arrived at NASA’s Kennedy Area Heart in Florida, USA, within the run-up to the Worldwide Area Station launch.
Crew-7 consists of ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen, taking the function of Dragon spacecraft pilot, NASA astronaut Jasmin Moghbeli is commander, Satoshi Furukawa from JAXA and Konstantin Borisov from Roscomos are mission specialists.
This video reveals scenes of Crew-7 arriving on the Kennedy Area Heart, throughout launch rehearsal, and Andreas Mogensen coaching for his mission in house.
Andreas and Crew-7 will launch within the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft Endurance from launch pad 39A. That is the launch pad for all crewed flights of SpaceX to the Worldwide Area Station, and was beforehand used for the Shuttle and Apollo missions.
As pilot of Crew-7, Andreas he’ll take one of many two center seats subsequent to commander Jasmin Moghbeli and monitor the Dragon’s programs and efficiency throughout the journey to the Worldwide Area Station.
When the Crew Dragon spacecraft Endurance docks with the Worldwide Area Station, Andreas’s Huginn mission begins. That means ‘thought’ and originating from the raven of the Norse god Odin, the identify brings collectively the story of the raven Huginn flying into the world to collect info, simply as Andreas will go to Worldwide Area Station and acquire info for science. The Huginn mission is Andreas’s second spaceflight to the Worldwide Area Station after his 10-day ‘iriss’ mission in 2015.
Watch the launch dwell on ESA net TV: https://www.esa.int/ESA_Multimedia/ESA_Web_TV
You’ll be able to observe Andreas and his Huginn mission on the Huginn mission web page, on Andreas’s social media channels and ESA’s social media.
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