SpaceX launches Crew-6 astronaut mission to space station

SpaceX’s Crew-6 mission for NASA launched early Thursday morning (March 2) with a complement of four astronauts, on course to rendezvous with the International Space Station (ISS) in a little over 24 hours. 

A Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 12:34 a.m. (0534 GMT) on Thursday, launching SpaceX’s ninth crewed flight to date, and the fourth for the Crew Dragon capsule Endeavour. Riding Endeavour is an international crew that will replace the four Crew-5 astronauts currently inhabiting the ISS. 

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