Associated Press

Associated Press 22 May 2020

Historic US space launch a go after clean review


Two astronauts, who will test SpaceX's brand new rocketship, are set to end a nine-year drought for NASA when they blast into orbit next week. NASA and SpaceX administrators said Friday the launch is good to go as planned on Wednesday afternoon. (May 22)

U.S. President Donald Trump left the White House, Wednesday, May 27, to head to Florida for the first manned space launch from U.S. soil in nearly a decade.
Kristin Fisher, daughter of a former astronaut, gives insight into the emotional aspect of space launches. #FoxNews
NASA and SpaceX will make a second attempt to send two American astronauts to the International Space Station on Saturday afternoon. Senior science reporter at The Verge Loren Grush joined CBSN to discuss.
The first crewed space launch on U.S. soil in nearly a decade is set to take place from Kennedy Space Center as long as a tropical forecast holds up to prevent any delays.

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