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SpaceX partners with NASA to send American astronauts to space

An illustration depicting Falcon 9 launching from the Kennedy Space Center in Merritt Island, Florida. The spacecraft was designed and created by SpaceX, a private American aerospace company based in Hawthorne, California.

by Mark Hu and Sabrina Zhu

June 2, 2020

SpaceX, a private American space manufacturing company, sent two NASA astronauts into space on Saturday in a launch from the Kennedy Space Center in Merritt Island, Florida, marking the first time that NASA has sent humans into space from American soil since 2011. The Falcon 9’s booster successfully landed on the autonomo...

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