"NASA and Space X are currently planning to launch Crew-3 to the International Space Station on Sunday, October 31 at 02:21 am ET (09:21 GMT)," the statement said.

The launch date was changed to "provide additional time to prepare the spacecraft for launch."

As RIA Novosti clarifies, earlier the launch was scheduled for October 30.

The crew of Crew-3 includes Tom Marshburn, Raja Chari, Kayla Barron, and Matthias Maurer from Germany.

It is planned that the crew will spend about six months on the ISS.

On April 24, SpaceX's Crew Dragon 2 spacecraft with four astronauts on board docked with the International Space Station, the crew transferred to the station.