Watch Today’s SpaceX Launch: Crew Dragon’s Manned Space Flight

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Today marks another attempt by SpaceX to launch their first manned space flight.

What Time Is The SpaceX Launch Irish Time?

Weather permitting, the SpaceX launch will take place from Pad 39-A at 20.22 Irish time or 19.22 UTC. If it’s another no-fly day, the launch will be attempted again on Sunday, 31st May at 20.00 Irish time.

Can I See The SpaceX Launch From Ireland?

While you can stream the launch in Ireland, you’ll also be able to see the Crew Dragon vehicle too. With the launch taking place at about 20.22 Irish time, 15 minutes later Crew Dragon should be visible in Irish skies. It should be visible again at around 22.15.

What Are The Chances Of A Launch?

It’s estimated that there’s a 50% chance of launch today.

Watch The SpaceX Launch In Ireland

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Launch Schedule

MIN/SEC EVENT
– 45:00 SPACEX LAUNCH DIRECTOR VERIFIES GO FOR PROPELLANT LOAD
– 42:00 CREW ACCESS ARM RETRACTS
– 37:00 DRAGON’S LAUNCH ESCAPE SYSTEM IS ARMED
– 35:00 RP-1 (ROCKET GRADE KEROSENE) LOADING BEGINS
– 35:00 1ST STAGE LOX (LIQUID OXYGEN) LOADING BEGINS
– 16:00 2ND STAGE LOX LOADING BEGINS
– 07:00 FALCON 9 BEGINS ENGINE CHILL PRIOR TO LAUNCH
– 05:00 DRAGON TRANSITIONS TO INTERNAL POWER
– 01:00 COMMAND FLIGHT TO BEGIN FINAL PRELAUNCH CHECKS
– 01:00 PROPELLANT TANK PRESSURIZATION TO FLIGHT PRESSURE BEGINS
– 00:45 SPACEX LAUNCH DIRECTOR VERIFIES GO FOR LAUNCH
– 00:03 ENGINE CONTROLLER COMMANDS ENGINE IGNITION SEQUENCE TO START
– 00:00 FALCON 9 LIFTOFF