the Crew of a private spacecraft Dragon Crew: NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken had taken their places in the cabin. The carrier rocket and the spacecraft is ready for launch, said the leaders of the startup.
meanwhile, the head of NASA Jim Breidenstein indicated that the possibility of cancelling the flight test of the Crew Dragon is still 50 percent because of the weather. However, in his opinion, in the next few days the weather situation will not improve. The launch of the spacecraft scheduled 22:22 Moscow time on may 30.
Previously, due to weather conditions was cancelled starting may 27. As noted by Breidenstein, the weather forecast now looks a bit better than may 27, so preparing for the launch continues.
the Final decision will be made before fueling of the launch vehicle, the Falcon 9, for about 45 minutes before the start, RIA Novosti reported.
the US President Donald trump, in turn, confirmed that the chance that the launch of the Crew Dragon will be held may 30, equal to 50 percent. According to him, due to bad weather start can be transferred to June 3, adds TASS.