NASA: SpaceX Crew-3 launch postponed

US space agency NASA has announced the postponement of the launch of the SpaceX Crew-3 mission, which was scheduled for Wednesday, November 3, because of a minor medical concern affecting one of the crew members.

According to a NASA statement, this is not a medical emergency or a case related to COVID-19. However, according to the health stabilization plan put in place by NASA to protect its astronauts, the crew members will remain in quarantine at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida until the day of the International Space Station’s launch. Teams will continue to monitor the health of Crew-3 astronauts and assess launch prospects for the current weekend, which will take place no earlier than 11:36 p.m. on Nov. 6. ), connects to the same source.

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket are in good condition and will remain at Kennedy’s Launch Complex 39A, NASA said, adding that the Crew-3 flight will transport astronauts to the space station for a six-month science mission, which ends Will go April 2022.

NASA will also continue to assess the SpaceX Crew-2 mission’s return to Earth dates and examine its options, including direct and indirect transfers, to the next crew rotation in the Microgravity Lab.

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