First Flight: 3/2/2019
Last Flight: 3/2/2019
“Little Earth” is the nickname of a Celestial Buddies plushtoy brought to the International Space Station aboard the first SpaceX Crew Dragon on its inaugural flight.
It was used as a “Zero-Gravity Indicator” aboard the Crew Dragon spacecraft during ascent and became a resident of the ISS after the docking.
Administration: CEO: Elon Musk
Space Exploration Technologies Corp., known as SpaceX, is an American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California. It was founded in 2002 by entrepreneur Elon Musk with the goal of reducing space transportation costs and enabling the colonization of Mars. SpaceX operates from many pads, on the East Coast of the US they operate from SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station and historic LC-39A at Kennedy Space Center. They also operate from SLC-4E at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California, usually for polar launches. Another launch site is being developed at Boca Chica, Texas.