NASA, SpaceX launch astronauts from US soil

NASA, SpaceX launch astronauts from US soil 1

 

A SpaceX spacecraft carrying two NASA astronauts soared into outer space — marking the first time humans have traveled into Earth's orbit from US soil in nearly a decade.

Liftoff occurred just after 3:20 pm ET from Florida's Kennedy Space Center. Astronauts Robert Behnken, 49, and Douglas Hurley, 53, will spend about 19 hours aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule as it slowly maneuvers its way toward the International Space Station.

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37 Comments on "NASA, SpaceX launch astronauts from US soil"

  1. Engineering is an amazing profession.

  2. Teresa Ayala | May 30, 2020 at 10:00 PM | Reply

    God bless u all & a safe landing. 🙏💗🇺🇸💙

  3. A Marine abroad a Dragon going to Space, likely to have firewatch the first 24 hours on the ISS; but we made it! Semper Fi!!

  4. Someone: coronavirus kill us on the earth
    SpaceX: let’s travel to the space

  5. I wish I could go with them. I need to get away for a while. 😔

  6. A big tourism market is emerging .
    1960:feel pround
    2020: holiday plan

  7. juandeldiablo696 | May 30, 2020 at 10:14 PM | Reply

    Soon we can stop all this “ the earth is flat “ nonsense

  8. What happened to the covid 19

  9. Off The Hook | May 30, 2020 at 10:17 PM | Reply

    Is it odd that the rocket launching off brought tears to my eyes? Friken amazing.

  10. Hey! wait, take me with you!

  11. Tina Bina Southwest | May 30, 2020 at 10:27 PM | Reply

    Wow this is amazing! I’m so excited for them!

  12. SHOUT OUT BOB AND DOUG! Legends

  13. Amazing!!

  14. America also needs to look at race relations in there country. Good job though space x 👍

  15. Blip Machine | May 30, 2020 at 10:38 PM | Reply

    “Nice CGI rocket”
    – Flat Earth Society 2020

  16. Peter Parker | May 30, 2020 at 10:45 PM | Reply

    I want to go to space with them…… In my dreams….. Huhuhu

  17. Wow they’re so lucky. Wish I can leave earth for now. this is awesome

  18. Watched this live on CNN and, they messed it up.

  19. Don Lemon would love to sit on that flaming rocket.

  20. Thank you President! Thank you Elon! Finally we’re investing into space programs than to a WAR !!!!

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