Friday, April 1, 2022

Astro-Calendar: 2022 April / 1st Private Astronaut Launch to Space Station April 6

SpaceX Crew Dragon (cropped).jpg

Artist's rendering of a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule approaching the International Space Station (ISS). Such an approach should occur twice in April. The first approach, after an April 6 launch, will be for the Axiom Mission 1, the first private astronaut launch  to the ISS. The NASA SpaceX Crew-4 mission is currently scheduled for an April 20 launch.

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(Image Sources: NASA,, By NASA/SpaceX -, Public Domain,

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