SpaceX NASA Launch Live Stream: Watch Multiple Videos of the Launch Online

SpaceX NASA SpaceX Launch

Today is the historic NASA SpaceX launch. After being scrubbed on Wednesday, the launch was rescheduled for today. It’s supposed to take place at 3:22 p.m. Eastern (2:22 p.m. Central/1:22 p.m. Mountain/12:22 p.m. Pacific.) Multiple live streams from a variety of sources are included in the story below, so you can see the launch from many different angles.


Official SpaceX & NASA Live Streams

You can see official SpaceX and NASA live streams below. This first is from NASA.  There’s a chance the launch could get scrubbed again because of weather. If it is, the next launch would be on Sunday at 3 p.m. Eastern.

This is the first human flight to space from the Kennedy Space Center in nine years, NASA shared. This is also the final step before NASA certifies the Crew Dragon for long-duration missions to the space station. The Crew Dragon will dock with the International Space Station after the launch, with a return date to be decided.

Making History: NASA and SpaceX Launch Astronauts to Space! (#LaunchAmerica Success May 30, 2020)Watch history unfold on Saturday, May 30, as NASA and SpaceX launch astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley to the International Space Station. This mission marks the first time since the retirement of the space shuttle in 2011 that humans will fly to the space station from U.S. soil. The mission's first launch attempt on…2020-05-31T01:13:19Z

Next is the official Crew Demo-2 stream from SpaceX.

Crew Demo-2After standing down from launch on Wednesday May 27, SpaceX is now targeting Saturday, May 30 for Falcon 9’s launch of Crew Dragon’s second demonstration (Demo-2) mission from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This test flight with NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley on board the Dragon spacecraft…2020-05-28T13:53:24Z

And here you can see the Crew Demo-2 Mission Control Audio.

Crew Demo-2 Mission Control AudioThis is the vehicle trajectory and mission control audio without any additional commentary. There may be very long periods of silence. For our full hosted webcast, visit spacex.com/launches/2020-05-30T21:25:34Z


More Live Streams from News & Other Sources

More live streams from a variety of sources are included below. This test flight is an important step in NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, whose goal is to ultimately provide safe transportation to and from the International Space Station. The launch is known as the Demo-2, demonstrating SpaceX’s ability to fly astronauts safely to and from the space station. The astronauts flying today are Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley.

NASA has shared what we can expect to happen after liftoff and the anticipated launch. The times below are from NASA’s press release about the launch.

Saturday, May 30

  • 11 a.m. – NASA TV launch coverage begins (continues through docking)
    • 3:22 p.m. – Liftoff
    • 4:09 p.m. – Crew Dragon phase burn
    • 4:55 p.m. – Far-field manual flight test
    • 5:55 p.m. – Astronaut downlink event from Crew Dragon
  • 6:30 p.m. – Postlaunch news conference at Kennedy
    • Administrator Bridenstine
    • Kathy Lueders, manager, NASA Commercial Crew Program
    • SpaceX representative
    • Kirk Shireman, manager, International Space

Here’s a stream from Everyday Astronaut with commentary. He wrote on YouTube: “I’m just 3 miles (5 km) away from the DM-2 launch! Dragon 2, also known as Crew Dragon, is the first private spacecraft that can carry a crew into low-Earth orbit.” Tim Dodd is “Everyday Astronaut.” He’s not actually an astronaut, but is a big fan of spaceflight and has grown a large YouTube following for his coverage.

LIVE only 3 miles away from SpaceX and NASA launching humans to space for the first time!I'm just 3 miles (5 km) away from the DM-2 launch! Dragon 2, also known as Crew Dragon, is the first private spacecraft that can carry a crew into low-Earth orbit. Following the successes of Demonstration Mission 1 (DM-1) and the In-Flight Abort test missions, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) is preparing for the DM-2 mission scheduled…2020-05-31T00:31:37Z

Live streams from news sources are below.. These seem to be using the same feed right now as NASA’s stream, but may switch to other views later. They also may  have their own experts and commentary.

SpaceX, NASA Launch U.S. Astronauts To International Space Station | NBC NewsWatch live coverage as Elon Musk’s SpaceX and NASA make a second attempt at liftoff of a Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule with two U.S. astronauts. This is the first mission of its kind to the International Space Station in nearly a decade. » Subscribe to NBC News: nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video:…2020-05-30T20:41:02Z

PBS is showing a live stream here.

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Bloomberg is live here.

SpaceX Astronaut Launch Live: Cape Canaveral, FloridaWhat You Need to Know About Today's Launch: bloomberg.com/news/storythreads/2020-05-22/spacex-s-first-crewed-flight?sref=SCKvL4TY Watch live as Elon Musk's SpaceX, in partnership with NASA, attempts again to launch two astronauts into space from Cape Canaveral, Florida. #Space #Live #Future ——– Like this video? Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Bloomberg is the First Word in business news, delivering breaking news…2020-05-30T20:32:39Z

Here is a stream from the Washington Post.

WATCH LIVE: NASA and SpaceX Crew Dragon launch 2020SpaceX's Crew Dragon is scheduled to take its first test flight to the International Space Station with NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken on board. The original May 27 launch date was scrubbed due to inclement weather. The Washington Post’s Libby Casey anchors the broadcast with space industry reporter Christian Davenport and will include…2020-05-30T21:28:45Z

Here is Fox Business’s stream.

SpaceX , NASA launch Falcon 9 to International Space StationSpaceX and NASA successfully complete launch mission. #FoxBusiness #SpaceX #Falcon9 #DragonCrew #NASA Subscribe to Fox Business! bit.ly/2D9Cdse Watch more Fox Business Video: video.foxbusiness.com Watch Fox Business Network Live: foxnewsgo.com/ FOX Business Network (FBN) is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact both Main Street and Wall Street. Headquartered in New…2020-05-30T20:05:10Z

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