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NASA greenlights launch of SpaceX's third crew mission to the ISS

Firstpost | 19/04/2021 08:01 PM | Click to read full article

SpaceX is gearing up for its third astronaut launch in under a year, after getting the green light from NASA a week ahead of next Thursday’s planned flight. Managers from NASA and Elon Musk’s space company Thursday cleared the Falcon rocket and Dragon capsule for a dawn liftoff with a crew of four to the International Space Station.

They will spend six months at the orbiting lab, replacing another SpaceX crew that’s close to coming home.