SpaceX Crew-6 team prepares for February launch from Florida coast

NASA targeting Feb. 26 for launch

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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. – NASA and SpaceX announced a date for the upcoming Crew-6 launch from Kennedy Space Center.

The space agency said it is targeting Feb. 26 for a Falcon 9 launch to the International Space Station from Launch Complex 39A.

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The Crew-6 mission will carry NASA astronauts Stephen Bowen and Warren Hoburg as well as UAE (United Arab Emirates) astronaut Sultan Alneyadi, and Roscosmos cosmonaut Andrey Fedyaev.

This comes months after Crew-5 launched from Kennedy Space Center, after being delayed by Hurricane Ian.

That launched marked the first time in 20 years that a Russian cosmonaut rocketed from the U.S.

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