SpaceX’s historic Demo-2 Crew Dragon astronaut launch: Full coverage

Updated May 30 at 8 a.m. EDT.

SpaceX‘s will once again attempt to launch its first astronaut mission for NASA today, May 30, at 3:22 p.m. EDT (1922 GMT) after a three-day delay due to weather. A backup launch date is also available on Sunday, May 31, and perhaps on Tuesday, June 2, as well. Watch the SpaceX launch live here and on’s homepage, courtesy of NASA TV. See our full coverage of the historic mission below.

Elon Musk’s space company will fly its first crewed mission, a test flight called Demo-2 to send NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station on a Crew Dragon capsule. It will lift off from Pad 39A of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The weather forecast on Saturday is currently 60% GO.

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