CDR Victor J. Glover, NPS graduate, is due to launch to ISS Sunday, November 15, 2020. He will be a member of the first rotation crew to launch to ISS on the Dragon, and the first black astronaut to live on ISS.

Victor J. Glover, Jr. (Commander, U.S. Navy) NASA Astronaut

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Victor J. Glover, Jr. was selected as an astronaut in 2013 while serving as a Legislative Fellow in the United States Senate.  He is currently training for Crew-1, the first post-certification mission of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft – the second crewed flight for that vehicle – and a long duration mission aboard the International Space Station.

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NASA Updates TV Coverage for First Crew Rotation Flight on US Commercial Spacecraft

NASA and SpaceX are now targeting 7:27 p.m. EST Sunday, Nov. 15, for liftoff of the agency’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission to fly astronauts from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida to the International Space Station.

Teams moved the launch by one day because of onshore winds and to enable recovery of the first stage booster, which is planned to be reused to launch the Crew-2 mission next year. The booster is expected to land on the recovery ship about nine minutes after launch.  READ MORE…