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SpaceX Crew-8 Welcomed Aboard International Space Station

A four-person crew reached the International Space Station on March 5 after launching aboard SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft in Florida about 27 hours earlier, according to SpaceX.

Footage from NASA shows the new arrivals – NASA astronauts Matthew Dominick, Michael Barratt, and Jeanette Epp, and cosmonaut Alexander Grebenkin – being welcomed by the current ISS crew.

SpaceX said Crew-8 would conduct “over 200 scientific experiments and technology demonstrations, including new research to prepare human exploration beyond low-Earth orbit." Credit: ISS via Storyful

Video transcript

- And there we can see Crew-8 being joyfully welcomed aboard the International Space Station. First aboard was NASA astronaut Matthew Dominick. And there we can see Crew-8 being joyfully welcomed aboard the International Space Station. First aboard was NASA astronaut Matthew Dominick.

And there we can see Crew-8 being joyfully welcomed aboard the International Space Station. First aboard was NASA astronaut Matthew Dominick. And there we can see Crew-8 being joyfully welcomed aboard the International Space Station. First aboard was NASA astronaut Matthew Dominick.