The newest Crew Dragon Ship will leave the International Space Station (ISS) with two NASA astronauts on Board on August 1. This was announced by the head of the US space Agency, Jim Bridenstine, on Twitter.
According to him, if the weather allows, the return of Crew Dragon to Earth after the first test manned flight is expected on August 2. It is noted that astronauts Robert benken and Douglas Hurley will return.
On May 30, the Falcon 9 launch vehicle with the Crew Dragon manned spacecraft successfully launched from Cape Canaveral. For the US, this launch of astronauts on the ISS was the first in nine years. Hurley and benken were on Board the Shrew Dragon. On May 31, the ship docked with the ISS.