in other news (some light relief from the pandemic)…
With just a few days to go until America’s first crewed launch, from American soil, since 2011!!
[This] Wednesday May 27th 2020 should be very exciting for all space geeks out there. 2 pilots getting onboard the “Crew Dragon Demo 2” to take an orbital space flight in SpaceXs awesome space capsule, atop an equally awesome Falcon 9 rocket.
Not sure how i would feel about strapping myself to something with the word “Demo” in it!
It’s one of those giant leap moments on the path to an ever more realistic Mission to Mars in Starship and the recently announced possible mission to the Moon [their down to the final 3 applicants for the tendor on that one!].
Nice intro / summary of what’s happening on Wednesday from Marcus House: