List of Dragon Crews

Falcon 9 with Crew Dragon (Credit: SpaceX)

In May 2020, SpaceX became the world’s first company to transport astronauts to orbit. The DM-2 test mission was successful, and upon the return of the first two astronauts, SpaceX received NASA certification to conduct scheduled flights to the ISS with astronauts. At the same time, the first private missions with civilians were given the green light. SpaceX is currently planning a number of crewed missions, and this article lists them all.

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Changelog:

  • Jul 27, 2022 – Konstantin Borisov will probably fly on Crew-7
  • Jul 25, 2022 – Sultan Al Neyadi will fly on Crew-6
  • Jul 16, 2022 – Andrei Fedyaev will fly on Crew-6; Anna Kikina officially confirmed for Crew-5
  • May 26, 2021 – Walter Villadei is part of the Ax-2 backup crew
  • Apr 29, 2022 – UAE astronaut will be a part of Crew-6
  • Apr 26, 2022 – Crew-5 will use capsule C210.2; Ax-1 has successfully returned from orbit
  • Apr 8, 2022 – Ax-1 successfully launched; new launch date for Ax-2

Launch Date Mission Type Dragon Target Duration
Spring 2024 Crew-7 NASA ? ISS ~6 months
2023/2024 Ax-4 commercial ? ISS ?
2023 Ax-3 commercial ? ISS ?
Spring 2023 Crew-6 NASA ? ISS ~6 months
Spring 2023 Ax-2 commercial ? ISS 10 days
Q4 2022 Polaris Dawn commercial C207.3 LEO up to 5 days
Fall 2022 Crew-5 NASA C210.2 ISS ~6 months
Apr 27, 2022 ✅ Crew-4 NASA C212.1 ISS ~5 months
Apr 8, 2022 ✅ Ax-1 commercial C206.3 ISS 17 days ✅
Nov 11, 2021 ✅ Crew-3 NASA C210.1 ISS 176 days ✅
Sep 16, 2021 ✅ Inspiration4 commercial C207.2 LEO 71 hours ✅
Apr 23, 2021 ✅ Crew-2 NASA C206.2 ISS 199 days ✅
Nov 16, 2020 ✅ Crew-1 NASA C207.1 ISS 167 days ✅
May 30, 2020 ✅ DM-2 NASA C206.1 ISS 64 days ✅

Legend: ISS = Internation Space Station; LEO = Low Earth Orbit; CXXX.# = Dragon capsule serial number (# indicates launch number); NASA = National Aeronautics and Space Administration (USA); JAXA = Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency; ESA = European Space Agency

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