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Little Earth

Little Earth

Status: Active
3/2/2019 –
Nationality: Earthling
Type: Non-Human
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.

Launches

SpaceX

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: SpX
Administration: CEO: Elon Musk
Founded: 2002
Launchers: Falcon
Spacecraft: Dragon
Country: USA

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 has many pads, on the East Coast of the US they own SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral and LC-39A at the Kennedy Space Center for their lower inclination launches. They also own SLC-4E at Vandenberg, California for their high inclination launches. Another site is also being developed at Boca Chica, Texas.

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