SpaceX, NASA set for historic astronaut launch
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Wednesday SpaceX will attempt to launch two NASA astronauts in its Crew Dragon spacecraft to the International
Space Station from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
SpaceX is a private aerospace company founded by entrepreneur Elon Musk.
NASA partnered with SpaceX to build and design the spacecraft.
It’ll be the first time in nearly a decade that people have launched into orbit from American soil.
If the mission is successful it will mark the first time in history that a commercial aerospace company has carried humans into Earth’s orbit.
The Kennedy Space Center is closed to visitors.
NASA is encouraging people to watch the launch from home.
Posted – 5.27.20