NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts to Answer Questions Before Returning to Earth

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WASHINGTON, April 21, 2021 / PRNewswire / – NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts will answer media questions at 12:30 pm EDT Monday, April 26, for their return to Earth from the International Space Station. The news conference will be broadcast live on NASA Television, the NASA app, and the agency’s website.

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NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Clover Victor, a Shannon Walker, and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Soichi Noguchi, participated in the crew’s last news conference aboard the microgravity laboratory.

Media wishing to participate by telephone must call NASA’s Johnson Space Center newsroom at 281-483-5111 to RSVP by 5pm at the latest. Friday, April 23. Those following the briefing on social media can ask questions using #AskNASA.

Departure from the space station is planned for 7:05 am Wednesday, April 28. NASA and SpaceX are targeting 12:40 pm for the process of concluding and concluding Crew-1’s six-month mission.

The agency’s successful launch of SpaceX Crew-1 at November 2020 was the first flight of NASA’s certified commercial human spacecraft system in history.

Crew-1 worked on a number of experiments as part of Expedition 64 to the International Space Station, including tissue chips that mimic the structure and function of human organs to understand the role of microgravity on human health and disease, and translate those findings into improve. human health on Earth. Radish astronauts also grew in different types of light and soils as part of ongoing efforts to produce food in space, and tested a new system to extract heat from spaceflight.

See the full coverage of the mission, NASA’s commercial crew blog, and more information on the mission at:

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