Elon Musks rumfartsvirksomhed SpaceX is hoping to write history on Wednesday, when for the first time in nine years will send astronauts from u.s. soil in the orbit of the Earth.
the Farm will be a milestone in the milliardærens dream of commercializing space travel.
Even the president of the UNITED states, Donald Trump, will be among the spectators at the Kennedy Space Center in the us state of Florida, where the rocket is shot in the weather in the middle of coronakrisen.
At 16.33 on Wednesday local time, which is 22.33 Danish time, will be the rocket 'SpaceX Falcon 9' sent from launch pad 39A. It is the same as the Apollo astronauts used during the månemissionerne, writes the british media The Guardian.
On the rocket sitting rumkapslen 'Crew Dragon', which is a demonstration of the new 'taxi service', as the american space administration, Nasa, has agreed to buy of Elon Musk.
The two astronauts who must be sent out to The International Space station (ISS), the u.s. veterans Robert Behnken at 49 years old and Douglas Hurley in 53 years. They finished the last test on the Saturday before the mission.
the Pair has been in quarantine since 13. may in order not to risk to bring coronavirusset up on the space station.
- Where there is a will, there is a way, said Douglas Hurley on Friday, according to AFP news agency.
Nasa's commercial space program began under the former president of the UNITED states Barack Obama.
the space program has as goal to develop a privately owned spacecraft, that can bring american astronauts in orbit out in space.
The current president, Donald Trump, sees the space program as a symbol of its strategy to restore the u.s. domination in space.
among other things He has ordered Nasa to send astronauts to the Moon by 2024.
Nasa has since 2011 awarded over three billion u.s. dollars, equivalent to over 20 billion to SpaceX to build spacecraft.
Succeed the mission, do the UNITED states no longer use Russian rockets to send astronauts to the ISS.
Over the next years there must be sent six missions to the space station.