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SpaceX 'Resilience Crew Dragon Capsule' Officially Named Ahead of Astronaut Launch

NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley unveiled “Endeavour” to be the chosen name of their SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule shortly after arriving safely in low Earth orbit during SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Demo-2 mission to the ISS under the NASA Commercial Crew Program.
The capsule had only been referred to by its internal build number, C206, prior to being named by its crew. The same treatment was provided for the next Crew Dragon Capsule to visit the ISS, the Crew-1 mission C207 capsule, and it has become a tradition of astronauts naming the spacecraft that transports them.
During a full day of Crew-1 pre-mission media briefings on Tuesday, September 29, NASA astronaut and Crew-1 mission commander Mike Hopkins revealed that “the number 207 Crew-1 Dragon capsule will henceforth be known by the call sign: Resilience.”
Hopkins explained that “I think all of us can agree that 2020 has been a challenging year; global pandemic, economic hardship, civil unrest, isolation. The name Resilience is really an honor of the SpaceX and the NASA teams.”
In addition he further explain that the name was also chosen as a nod to all those who endured the difficulties, but continued to assume that the name was also chosen as a no, “our families, our colleagues, our fellow citizens, our international partners, our leaders that have all showed those same characteristics through these difficult times.”
“Resilience” from Dragonship is likely to inspire just as many as its many predecessors. “Resilience” will be the very first spacecraft to complete a NASA Commerical Crew Program operating crew flight to the ISS.
Together with Japan Aerospace Exploration astronaut Sôichi Noguchi, NASA astronauts Mike Hopkins, Victor Glover, and Shannon Walker will be brought to the ISS.
The Crew-1 “Resilience” Dragon capsule is scheduled to blast off atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 at 2:40 am (0640 UTC) from LC-39A at Kennedy Space Center, FL on October 31, 2020, except for any further delays.

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