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NASA, SpaceX launch 4 more astronauts into orbit on flight to space station

11/11/2021 01:06 PM | Click to read full article

NASA and private rocket company SpaceX launched four astronauts into orbit late on Wednesday, sending a veteran spacewalker, two younger crewmates chosen for future lunar missions, and a German materials scientist to the International Space Station.

The SpaceX-built launch vehicle, consisting of a Crew Dragon capsule and a two-stage Falcon 9 rocket, was launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at about 9 p.m.