For the first time since 2011, we’re sending American astronauts back to space, on an American rocket, from American soil. And we would like you to join us for launch – at a safe virtual distance of course.
As part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley will fly on SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station. Launch is scheduled for 3:22 p.m. EDT on Saturday, May 30.
Here are five steps to take to participate. And share all of the links below with family, friends and colleagues!
Like the crew, you’ll want to get yourself prepped for the mission:
Check back regularly because we’ll be adding new opportunities before launch!
The #LaunchAmerica NASA Social is a Facebook group that any social media user can request permission to join by answering a few simple questions and agreeing to adhere to the guidelines of the group.
NASA Social participants will have the opportunity to:
Celebrate this historic milestone with the Artemis Generation. Students can share their excitement with webinars, virtual reality experiences and activities specifically designed for grades K-4 and grades 5-12.
Watch the joint NASA/SpaceX launch broadcast live on NASA TV beginning at 11:00 a.m. EDT on May 30 and leading up to liftoff at 3:22 p.m. EDT, then continuing through docking the next day!
You can watch NASA TV via NASA’s website, YouTube, Roku, Pluto and Twitch TV.