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SpaceX, NASA use recycled rocket to send crew to International Space Station – Brisbane Times

SpaceX launched four astronauts into orbit on Friday, the third crew flight in less than a year for Elon Musk’s rapidly expanding company.



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Just spectacular, said NASAs acting administrator Steve Jurczyk.
A masked Musk met briefly with the astronauts at NASAs Kennedy Space Centre.
Despite the early hour, spectators lined surrounding roads to watch the Falcon take flight an hour before sunrise. Liftoff was delayed a day to take advantage of better weather along the East Coast in case of a launch abort and emergency splashdown.
NASA limited the number of launch guests because of COVID-19, but SpaceXs next private passengers made the cut.

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