NASA's SpaceX Crew-8 flies into orbit on its way to the ISS

Crew-8 launch recap: Scroll down to watch Crew-8 lift off live on the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center on Sunday, March 3.

Welcome to Florida Today's Space Team live coverage of tonight's Crew-8 astronaut launch from Kennedy Space Center.

After Saturday night's scrub, the Crew-8 team is now aiming for the 10:53pm EST launch of the astronauts' SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station. NASA TV's launch broadcast is posted at the top of this page.

“Due to unfavorable conditions on the flight path of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft, Saturday night's launch attempt failed,” a NASA blog post said.

“The Crew-8 launch will carry NASA astronauts Matthew Dominique, Michael Barrett and Jeanette Epps and Roscosmos astronaut Alexander Grebenkin to the orbiting laboratory. The target docking time is 3 a.m. Tuesday,” the post said.

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