SpaceX to launch Dragon Capsule for milestone test

Jack Stewart Mar 1, 2019
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SpaceX chief Elon Musk speaks during a press conference after the launch of SpaceX Crew Dragon Demo mission at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on March 2, 2019. JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images

SpaceX to launch Dragon Capsule for milestone test

Jack Stewart Mar 1, 2019
SpaceX chief Elon Musk speaks during a press conference after the launch of SpaceX Crew Dragon Demo mission at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on March 2, 2019. JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images
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Tomorrow at 2:48am EST, NASA and SpaceX plan to jointly launch the company’s Crew Dragon space capsule on a rocket from Kennedy Space Center. It’s the first commercially built and operated American rocket and spacecraft designed for people. Although Crew Dragon will be unmanned this Saturday, it represents a major milestone for SpaceX. The aerospace manufacturer has been on a mission to get Americans back into space on American spacecraft.

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