Inside the Crew Dragon simulator, which is outfitted with four seats.
Room with a View
Crew Dragon features four windows.
In Its Place
The Crew Dragon simulator, seen from a bit of a distance.
Crew Dragon astronauts get acquainted with the capsule’s touch-screen control system using this cockpit simulator.
Cockpit Simulator: Another Look
Crew Dragon astronauts won’t do much active flying, if all goes according to plan; the capsule is designed to be fully autonomous, and the first backup is mission control on Earth.
The hatch mockup that Crew Dragon astronauts use to practice opening and closing the connection between their craft and the ISS.
Crew Dragon Designs
Designs for various Crew Dragon components.
Sleek Suit, Sleek Seat
A conception of a Crew Dragon astronaut in his/her seat.
From Vision to Reality
The Crew Dragon capsule that will make the vehicle’s first crewed flight — currently scheduled for April 2019 — under construction in a clean room at SpaceX headquarters.
Dragon and Dragon Riders
SpaceX personnel and NASA astronauts stand in front of the in-work Crew Dragon on Aug. 13, 2018. From left to right: SpaceX president and COO Gwynne Shotwell; astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, who will fly the first crewed test mission of the capsule; astronauts Mike Hopkins and Victor Glover, who will fly the first operational Crew Dragon mission; former NASA astronaut Garrett Reisman, SpaceX’s senior advisor for human spaceflight; and SpaceX director of crew mission management Benji Reed.