SpaceX successfully launches into the history books

Did you see this historic launch today? SpaceX | NASA Commercial Crew members Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are on their way to the International Space Station. This is the first crewed flight from U.S. soil into orbit for nine years!

  • This is the first time that astronauts have been launched into space from US soil since 2011.
  • This is the first ever crewed mission for SpaceX.
  • The first time ever that a privately developed spacecraft launched humans into Earth orbit.

See the launch on our EducatingSpace Instagram channel

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