NASA is back on their quest for intergalactic dominance. The civilian space program announced that, at the International Space Station, SpaceX will launch the Crew Dragon capsule for it’s first flight among the stars January 7th 2019. The Maiden voyage will be called Demo-1 and will have no human passengers on board.
SpaceX has scheduled their first manned space tests in the Summer of January, seeing as everything goes well with Demo-1.
The flight of the Crew Dragon capsule places SpaceX ahead of Boeing in the race for commercial crew space flights, two months to be exact.