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SpaceX Sends Astronauts to Space Station! US back in the manned space race

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches into space with NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley aboard the rocket from the Kennedy Space Center on Cape Canaveral, Florida, on May 30. Photographer: Saul Martinez/Getty Images North America

BLOOMBERG, MAY 30, 2020 Mission opens new era in human spaceflight by private sector | NASA’s Behnken, Hurley on track to arrive Sunday at 10:30 a.m. By Dana Hull and Julie Johnsson for Bloomberg – Two American astronauts are cruising to the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX capsule, forging a new landmark for NASA and visionary billionaire Elon Musk. The Dragon capsule …

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What were the news headlines when NASA’s astronauts left Earth pre COVID-19?

3 astronauts in uniform in the ISS

PortandTerminal.com, April 17, 2020 Two NASA astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut on Friday made a safe return from the International Space Station (ISS) to find the planet transformed by the coronavirus pandemic. NUR-SULTAN, KAZAKHSTAN – Andrew Morgan, Jessica Meir and Oleg Skripochka touched down in central Kazakhstan at 0516 GMT in the first returning mission since the World Health Organization …

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