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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.