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WATCH: President Trump speaks from Cape Canaveral after NASA & SpaceX launch first rocket from US soil in nearly a decade.
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WATCH LIVE: President Trump speaks at KSC after historic launch
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. – SpaceX tried again Saturday and succeeded in launching NASA astronauts from Kennedy Space Center becoming the first private company to send humans into orbit and ending a nine year gap in human spaceflight from the U.S.
The first attempt to launch NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley was scrubbed Wednesday due to weather. The second attempt at 3:22 p.m. Saturday went off after the weather cleared.
News 6 will have reporters at KSC and throughout Brevard County providing important updates on the countdown and information leading up to the launch. Check back for updates throughout the day and don’t forget to join our virtual watch party where you can pick your view of the liftoff.
All day follow live countdown updates and video in this story from News 6 and ClickOrlando.com as NASA prepares to launch American astronauts from U.S. soil for the first time since 2011.
Watch NASA and SpaceX countdown coverage below:
Here’s everything you need to know ahead of this historic day:
What’s happening? Elon Musk’s private company SpaceX is set to launch two NASA astronauts onboard the Crew Dragon spacecraft on a mission known as Demo-2. The Falcon 9 rocket is set to lift off at 3:22 p.m. from KSC Launch Complex 39A. After liftoff, Crew Dragon will take 19 hours to reach the International Space Station.
Who is onboard? Veteran NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are the lone passengers onboard the Crew Dragon spacecraft. They also happen to be amazing husbands, fathers and all around amazing people. Read their amazing stories here.
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