SpaceX rocket blasts off from Florida with first-ever all-civilian crew
SpaceX rocket blasts off from Florida with first-ever all-civilian crew
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SpaceX rocket blasts off from Florida with first-ever all-civilian crew

10:20 September 16, 2021 AA

With whoops and hollers on the ground and fist bumps and thumbs ups from the crew members, Elon Musk's SpaceX venture launched the first all-civilian crew into space Wednesday night for an historic step forward in space tourism. At just after 8 p.m. local time in Cape Canaveral, Florida on a warm, clear night, a rocket dubbed Falcon 9 blasted off, carrying the Crew Dragon Capsule, which will be home for the two men and two women for the next three days.

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