NASA and Space X are set to launch 4 astronauts on April 22 at 6:11 AM EDT. Today the Space X teams performed a static fire on Falcon 9 for 12 seconds and it was a success – a big milestone towards launch on Thursday. Listed below are the important timelines for launch.
11:30 PM EDT Crew Awakes.
T-04:15:00 Crew Weather Breifing
T-04:05:00 Crew Handoff
T-04:00:00 Suit Donning and Checkouts
T-03:22:00 Crew Walks Out Of Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building.
T-03:15:00 Crew Transportation to Launch Complex 39A
T-02:55:00 Crew Arrives At Pad
T-02:35:00 Crew Ingress
T-02:20:00 Communications Check
T-02:15:00 Verify Ready For Seat Rotation
T-01:55:00 Hatch Closed
T-00:45:00 Space X Launch Director Verifies Go For Propellant Loading
T-00:42:00 Crew Acess Arm Retacrt
T-00:37:00 Dragon Launch Escape System Is Armend
T-00:35:00 1st Stage LOX Loading Begins
T-00:16:00 2nd Stage Lox Loading Begins
T-00:07:00 Falcon 9 Begins Engine Chill Before Launch
T-00:05:00 Dragon Transitions To Internal Power
T-00:01:00 Command Flight Computers To Begin Final Pre-Launch Checks
T-00:01:00 Propellant Tank Pressurization To Flight Pressure Begins
T-00:00:45 Space X Launch Director Verifies Go For Launch
T-00:00:03 Engine Controller Commands Engine Ignition Sequence Starts
T-00:00:00 Falcon 9 Liftoffs From LC-39A