Associated Press

Associated Press 20 May 2020

Astronauts in Florida for US launch


Two astronauts who plan to end NASA's nine-year launch drought arrived at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is set to carry Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken to the International Space Station next week. (May 21)

Highlighting our upcoming launch of astronauts from Florida, some news about our Moon to Mars effort, and our Mars helicopter has a new name … a few of the stories to tell you about - This Week at NASA!
A deal has been reached in order to allow cruise ships with passengers who were positive for coronavirus to dock in Florida. NBC's Kerry Sanders spoke to passengers who have been aboard the ship. Aired on 4/2/2020.
A cruise ship that's been floating at sea with coronavirus patients aboard for two weeks after being turned away from South American ports has finally been allowed to dock in Florida. (April 2)
Two Holland America ships, the Zaandam and Rotterdam, docked in Florida after 27 days at sea. Ambulances rushed nine people with suspected coronavirus to the hospital, while at least 45 more passengers will stay on board for treatment.

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