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Crew-3 Launch Readiness Review Coming Up, Prelaunch News Teleconference to Follow

29 Oct 2021, 21:16 UTC
Crew-3 Launch Readiness Review Coming Up, Prelaunch News Teleconference to Follow
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ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Matthias Maurer, left, and NASA astronauts Tom Marshburn, second from left, Raja Chari, second from right, and Kayla Barron, right, wearing SpaceX spacesuits, are seen as they prepare to depart the Neil A. Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building for Launch Complex 39A during a dress rehearsal prior to the Crew-3 mission launch, Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Photo credit: NASA/Joel Kowsky
Tonight, Oct. 29, teams will complete the final major review – the Launch Readiness Review (LRR) – for NASA’s SpaceX Crew-3 mission to the International Space Station. At the conclusion of the review, NASA and SpaceX will confirm the target launch time of 2:21 a.m. EDT on Sunday, Oct. 31.
At approximately 10 p.m. (or no earlier than one hour after completion of the LRR), NASA, SpaceX, and European Space Agency (ESA) officials will hold a prelaunch news teleconference at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Listen live on the agency’s website.
Participants will include:

Steve Stich, manager, Commercial Crew Program, NASA
Joel Montalbano, International Space Station Program, NASA
Jennifer Buchli, acting chief scientist, International Space Station Program, NASA
Sarah Walker, director, Dragon Mission Management, SpaceX
Holly Ridings, ...

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