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NASA and SpaceX launch astronauts from US soil for the first time in nearly a decade – Aviation24.be

A SpaceX rocket (Falcon 9) and spacecraft (Crew Dragon) carrying two NASA astronauts soared into outer space Saturday — marking the first time humans have travelled…

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A SpaceX rocket (Falcon 9) and spacecraft (Crew Dragon) carrying two NASA astronauts soared into outer space Saturday marking the first time humans have travelled into Earth’s orbit from US soil in nearly a decade.
Liftoff occurred at 19:22 UTC from Kennedy Space Center on the Atlantic coast of Florida in the presence of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. Ten minutes later, the capsule was safely in orbit. After having accomplished its task of pulling the two men from Earth’s…

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