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NASA declares that SpaceX is ready to fly its first crewed mission

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From Ars Technica:
"On Thursday and Friday, senior managers from NASA, SpaceX, and the space agency's international partners held long meetings to review all of the aspects of an upcoming flight of the Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft.

These discussions must have went well, because on Friday afternoon NASA officials emerged with a clear message: "There are no significant issues," said NASA Associate Administrator Steve Jurczyk, who led the meetings behind closed doors at Kennedy Space Center. "In the end, it was a very clean review. We are ready to launch.""

https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/05 ... d-mission/

Yay! I'm really getting excited now!

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Re: NASA declares that SpaceX is ready to fly its first crewed mission

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From Space.com:
"It's official: SpaceX is 'go' to launch NASA astronauts on Crew Dragon spaceship"

https://www.space.com/spacex-crew-drago ... aunch.html

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Re: NASA declares that SpaceX is ready to fly its first crewed mission

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From SpaceNews.com:
"Commercial crew launch preparations continue despite leadership shakeup"

https://spacenews.com/commercial-crew-l ... p-shakeup/

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Re: NASA declares that SpaceX is ready to fly its first crewed mission

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From SpaceFlightNow.com:
"NASA confirms May 27 as Crew Dragon launch date"

https://spaceflightnow.com/2020/05/20/f ... nch-preps/

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