Meet the SpaceX Crew-8 astronauts launching to the ISS on March 1

Four new astronauts are scheduled to launch to the International Space Station on Friday as part of NASA’s SpaceX Crew-8 mission.

Crew-8, the eighth operational commercial crew mission for NASA, will lift off at 12:04 a.m. EST (0504 GMT) on March 1 from Kennedy Space Center in Florida using the SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour spacecraft, situated atop a Falcon 9 rocket. The Crew Dragon spacecraft will then dock with the orbiting lab the following day around 7 a.m. EST (0200 GMT).