Scheduled launch for May 27th, 2020 4:32pm EDT
Will be the first time since STS-135 that an astronaut crew is being launched to the space station from US soil.
The Crew Demo-2 was planned for launch in July 2019 with a crew of two on a 14-day test mission to the International Space Station (ISS), but the mission was delayed due to a testing incident that occurred in April 2019. According to the NASA's current schedule, this mission will be the first crewed flight of an American spacecraft into orbit since STS-135 in July 2011.
On April 20, 2019, the Crew Dragon capsule from the Demo-1 mission was destroyed during static fire testing of its SuperDraco thrusters, ahead of its planned use for an inflight abort test. On May 28, 2019, NASA announced that "SpaceX is working to get the newly assigned Demo 2 capsule ready for flight 'by the end of the year .'" On June 20, 2019, DM-2 was tentatively scheduled for 15 November 2019, followed by the first crewed flight of Boeing's Starliner on November 30, 2019.In July 2019, the mission's launch has been further postponed to 17 December 2019.
Approximately 3 1/2" wide by 4" tall