2 Astronauts Launching from US Soil. First Time Since 2011
May 27, 2020 11:09AM PDT
2 Astronauts are scheduled to launch in a Space X rocket today from Florida. It will mark the first time that astronauts have launched from US soil since 2011. See the coverage live here.
The sun has risen on the dawn of a new era in human spaceflight.
At 4:33 p.m. ET @AstroBehnken & @Astro_Doug will liftoff atop a @SpaceX rocket on their way to the @Space_Station. This will be the first time humans have launched from U.S. soil since 2011: https://t.co/p6zJ3XlwdR pic.twitter.com/UJhfftslal
— NASA's Kennedy Space Center (@NASAKennedy) May 27, 2020