A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the company’s Crew Dragon spacecraft is seen to the right of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington as it launches NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 mission to the International Space Station with NASA astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur, ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Thomas Pesquet, and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Akihiko Hoshide onboard, Friday, April 23, 2021, from Cape Canaveral, Florida. NASA’s Crew-2 mission is the second crew rotation mission of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket to the space station as part of the agency’s Commercial Crew Program. Kimbrough, McArthur, Pesquet, and Hoshide launched at 5:49 a.m. EDT from Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center to begin a six-month mission onboard the orbital outpost.

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Image Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

搭载着载人龙飞船的SpaceX猎鹰9号火箭在华盛顿美国国会大厦的右侧可以看到,载人龙飞船与NASA宇航员谢恩·金夫洛(Shane Kimbrough)和梅甘·麦克阿瑟(Megan McArthur)、欧洲航天局宇航员托马斯·佩斯奎特(Thomas Pesquet)、日本宇宙航空研究开发机构(JAXA)宇航员星出明彦(Akihiko Hoshide)一起,于2021年4月23日星期五在佛罗里达州卡纳维拉尔角前往国际空间站。Crew-2任务是SpaceX载人龙飞船和猎鹰9号火箭前往国际空间站的第二次飞行任务,是NASA商业载人计划的一部分。金夫洛、麦克阿瑟、佩斯奎特和星出明彦于美国东部时间早上5点49分在肯尼迪航天中心的39A发射场发射升空,开始了为期6个月的轨道前哨任务。


影像来源:NASA/Bill Ingalls

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daikun chen

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