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SpaceX Crew Dragon-1
SpaceX Crew Dragon (More cropped).jpg
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft typeCrew Dragon
Crew size3
MembersMike Hopkins
Victor Glover
Soichi Noguchi
Start of mission
Launch dateNET July 2020
RocketFalcon 9 Block 5
Launch siteKennedy Space Center, LC-39A
End of mission
Landing dateNET January 2021
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth
Docking with ISS
Time dockedSix months

USCV-1 (US Crew Vehicle-1), Crew-1 or Crew-One will be the first crewed operational flight of SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft.[1][2] The new name for this mission will be SpaceX Crew Dragon-1.[3] It is expected to launch in July 2020 with a crew of three, and is planned to be the third orbital flight of Crew Dragon overall. It will transport members of a future expedition to the International Space Station.


Mike Hopkins and Victor Glover were announced as the crew on 3 August 2018.[4]

Position Astronaut
Commander United States Michael S. Hopkins, NASA
Expedition TBA
Second spaceflight
Pilot United States Victor J. Glover, NASA
Expedition TBA
First spaceflight
Mission Specialist Japan Soichi Noguchi, JAXA
Expedition TBA
Third spaceflight

Back-up crew

Kjell N. Lindgren will serve as a backup for both the test flight and the first operational mission crews for Crew Dragon.

See also

  • CST-100 Starliner


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USCV-1 was the original source. Read more.