In May 2020, SpaceX launched the first commercial space shuttle to carry a human crew. The Crew Dragon spacecraft carried two NASA astronauts, Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley, and made history. It also kicked off a new chapter in space exploration where once again, the sky is the limit.
In the audio conversation below, Garrett Reisman, professor in the USC Viterbi Department of Astronautical Engineering and SpaceX consultant, answers five questions about the impact of SpaceX’s crew dragon and the infinite potential for exploration and even tourism of space.
Published on February 10th, 2021
Last updated on February 10th, 2021