Members of NASA’s SpaceX Crew-8 from right to left, NASA astronauts Jeanette Epps, mission specialist; Matthew Dominick, commander; Michael Barratt, pilot; and Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexander Grebenkin, mission specialist; participate in the Crew Equipment Interface Test at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida on Friday, Jan. 12, 2024. Photo credit: SpaceX

NASA and SpaceX teams adjusted the launch date for the Crew-8 mission to no earlier than Friday, March 1, at 12:04 a.m. EST. The shift follows the successful launch early Thursday morning of the Intuitive Machines IM-1 spacecraft on a robotic mission to land on the Moon from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.

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Launch Date No Earlier Than March 1 Set for Crew-8