NASA's SpaceX Crew-5 astronauts ready for historic mission

SpaceX's subsequent Crew Dragon astronaut release for NASA will see a brand new u . s . represented in one of the smooth white spacesuits.

Russia's Anna Kikina will sit on SpaceX with American astronauts and a Japanese astronaut at the undertaking. 

The foursome will fly to the International Space Station (ISS) no in advance than Oct. three, 2022 at 12:forty five p.m. EDT (1645 GMT) on SpaceX's Dragon Endurance spacecraft.

The SpaceX craft might be lifted to the ISS atop the company's Falcon nine rocket after launching from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. 

You can watch it stay right here at Space.com whilst the time comes, courtesy of SpaceX and NASA.

Crew-five entered a recurring pre-flight quarantine on Monday (Sept. 19), in step with a NASA statement(opens in new tab). 

 The team will isolate for 2 weeks to make sure they're healthful and to save you bringing ailments up with them to the astronauts already onboard the ISS.