NASA said that the space exploration company SpaceX will conduct a manned space launch on April 22. NASA has previously reviewed the company’s launch preparations.
Besides, the space crew will include NASA astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur, Japanese Aeronautics and Space Administration astronaut Hoshide Akihiko Hoshide and European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet.
The mission is scheduled to be launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 6:11 AM Eastern Time on April 22, depending on the weather and other conditions. The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft is expected to dock with the Orbital Laboratory at 9:30 am Eastern Time on April 23.
Officials expect the four people to stay in the track complex for six months.