The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) had made an announcement recently that the crew to take a trip into space had been finalized. Yes, the commercial trip via Crew Dragon flight into space will take place later this year.
The Crew Dragon mission will consist of four astronauts one Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi and three NASA astronauts Mike Hopkins, Vic Glover, and Shannon Walker. Shanon Walker is the veteran astronaut of NASA who will be returning back for the commercial trip.
The First Demo of the spacecraft had been successfully completed in 2019 which was uncrewed. The second Demo will take place in 2020 itself with the finalized crew which was not possible in the first demo as there appeared some complications that took a little time to be corrected.
The Demo-2 will take place around mid of May if things get back to normal. As we know that the ongoing spread of the deadly virus named COVID-19 has taken a toll on human life. The Crew Dragon spacecraft had
This will be the first time that the crew would not include any Russian astronauts. This is because of a statement received by the Russian officials that they consider the spacecraft as an unproven vehicle.