News: SpaceX and NASA have successfully completed the final phase of their Demo-2 mission for the Crew Dragon spacecraft after two NASA astronauts returned to Earth safely.
- Crew Dragon Demo-2: It is the first crewed test flight of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft.It is a part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program.
- The Demo-1 mission was launched in 2019.It was an uncrewed mission.
- Objective: To send astronauts to the International Space Station(ISS) and return back safely to test and validate the Crew Dragon for operational, long-duration missions to the space station.
- Commercial Crew Program: It is a partnership between NASA and the private industry to develop and fly human space transportation systems.