NASA's SpaceX Crew-8 Launch (Official NASA Broadcast)

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Watch live with us as a crew of four launch on NASA's SpaceX Crew-8 mission to the International Space Station. Liftoff is targeted at 10:53 p.m. EST (0353 UTC), Sunday, March 3.

The launch attempt March 2 was postponed due to unfavorable conditions in the flight path of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft.

The crew will lift off in their SpaceX Dragon spacecraft, powered by a Falcon 9 rocket, from Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Members include:
• NASA astronaut Matthew Dominick, commander
• NASA astronaut Michael Barratt, pilot
• NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps, mission specialist
• Roscosmos cosmonaut Aleksandr Grebenkin, mission specialist

Visit our Crew-8 blog for the latest mission news:

Over 200 science experiments and technology demonstrations will take place during Crew-8's mission of approximately six months in space. Experiments will include using stem cells to create organoid models to study degenerative diseases, studying the effects of microgravity and UV radiation on plants at a cellular level, and testing whether wearing pressure cuffs on the legs could prevent fluid shifts and reduce health problems in astronauts. Learn more about the mission and science at:

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