NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are flying a brand-new spacecraft to the world’s orbiting laboratory.
A New Era of Human Spaceflight Has Begun
Today, America successfully launched the first rocket from U.S. soil in nine years, sending two veteran astronauts to orbit. The two Americans are headed toward the International Space Station aboard an innovative new spacecraft manufactured by SpaceX. The partnership between NASA and the private company heralds a new chapter in the space age.