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SpaceX Crew Dragon

Dragon 2

SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft is the first private spacecraft to take humans to the International Space Station.

The Crew Dragon spacecraft can transport up to seven passengers into orbit.

The Cargo Dragon has a launch payload mass of 6000 kg. Its return payload mass is 3000 kg.

As of early August 2020, certification is expected before the first operational flight, targeted for September 2020.

Ed. note—Read “SpaceX Demo-2 Flight Test Ends with Crew Splashdown” on aviationweek.com.