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A SpaceX astronaut family: Megan McArthur is about to pilot the spaceship her husband, Bob Behnken, flew last year – Business Insider Australia

Both partners in the astronaut couple are part of the SpaceX missions for NASA. But it’s getting difficult for their son Theo, McArthur said.

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Last spring, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Megan McArthur took their son to see SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launch cargo to the International Space Station. They wanted him to feel the rumble of the rocket’s engines, hear its roar, and follow it out of view – before either of them were on board.
“He could watch a big rocket launch with both mom and dad there, and we could talk to him about it,” McArthur recently told reporters in a call.
Soon thereafter, Theo, who was 6 years old at the time, waved…

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