The ISS commander said, what will you do in orbit the crew of the Crew Dragon
The commander of the 63rd crew of the International space station, NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy said, what will you do in orbit who arrived on the ship Dragon Crew astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken.
The latest spacecraft Crew Dragon, developed by SpaceX on behalf of NASA, was launched in Florida on Saturday. He arrived on the ISS on Sunday, 19 hours after launch, having performed an automated docking with the station.
After the crew moved to the space station, via the video they were welcomed by the head of NASA Jim Breidenstein. He asked the commander of the ISS that missed at the station Hurley and Behnken due to the fact that their start was delayed for three days due to weather conditions.
Already more seriously, he said that in the upcoming hours the crew of the ISS, which for several months has increased to five people (two Russian cosmonauts and three American), should first ensure their own safety and know what to do in case of an emergency.
Cassidy said that in the coming months with the crew to make a spacewalk. "We are all very glad that the crew of 63 was joined by two people", - he said.
Hurley and Behnken will remain in orbit for several months. The deadline for the return of Land and the date of completion of the test flight Crew Dragon is not yet defined.