This article comes from the WeChat public account: small rocket (ID: ixiaohuojian) , author: Dr. Xing strong, from the head of FIG SpaceX

At the end of May 2020, Block 5, a SpaceX Falcon 9 launch vehicle, was successfully launched from the LC-39A launch site at Cape Canaveral Space Holy Land in Florida.

At the moment the small rocket published this article, the ship’s arrows have been successfully separated. At this time, the two astronauts (the first batch of human astronauts in commercial space) are entering low-Earth orbit around the earth and heading towards the International Space Station!

In this article, the small rocket will describe the manned launch in terms of meaning, system architecture, technical characteristics, and future plans.

At the same time, the design highlights of the various subsystems such as the launch vehicle, manned spacecraft, launch site, and space suit are given.

In addition, several short stories that expound the history of the development of human manned spaceflight, and this series of legends over the past decade.


This is the human ninth time sitting in a new spaceship