The Crew Dragon capsule C207 is now six months in the orbit. This has made it the flight which has made the longest uninterrupted journey in the history of American spacecraft. On November 16, 2020, along with its dispensable trunk section, the capsule arrived at the ISS (International Space Station). This mission is the representation of NASA and SpaceX’s debut of commercial operational launch of astronauts in which 4 astronauts arrived safely at the International Space Station.
Until today, the mission looks like an impeccable success and without facing any problem, 4 Crew Dragons were launched using Falcon 9 and no problems have been faced by any. SpaceX has impeccably managed the small problems which were faced by the exposure of a more professional team to the spacecraft.
Despite the success in the early phase, Crew Dragon still has some uncertainty to manage. A spacecraft of the United States does not have an experience of staying in orbit for more than 84 days with a crew. But, the Russian spacecraft have successfully stayed in orbit for many months at once.
In reality, SpaceX overtook NASA to secure second place by completing the splashdown and reentry on August 2, 2020.
After spending 180 days approximately in orbit, Crew-1 is all prepared to triple the record of SpaceX and double that of the United States. Keeping the other emergencies out of consideration, Crew Dragon C207 will reenter the atmosphere of Earth around May 2021.
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