SpaceX is less than two weeks from crossing a major milestone: sending humans to space for the first time with its rocket. The historic DM-2 mission will also mark the return of human spaceflight to America for the first time since the space shuttle program ended in 2011.
Today NASA released a cinematic animation of the mission sequence.
In just 13 days, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will travel to the International Space Center inside a Crew Dragon capsule atop a Falcon 9 rocket.
We’ll see the real thing play out in realtime starting May 27. Until then, this preview continues to build the hype:
Space Explored will have full coverage of the SpaceX Demo-2 mission so stay tuned!