SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft successfully takes off for International Space Station
- SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft successfully took off last night from Kennedy Space Center for the International Space Station with two NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley.
- The spacecraft is the first to take the American astronauts to orbit from American soil in nearly a decade.
- The mission marks the first launch of a rocket owned by SpaceX.
- US President Donald Trump was present at the Kennedy Space Center to view the rocket launch.