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SpaceX to launch its first astronauts into space from the US

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NASA confirmed on Friday that SpaceX is ready for its first crew launch into space from the United States.The space station and SpaceX are preparing for its first flight test as part of the agency's Commercial Crew Program.

Crew Dragon in Florida ahead of its flight to and from the @space_station with @NASA astronauts @AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug onboard.

SpaceX employees with Crew Dragon before it departed our Hawthorne factory for the launch site in Florida – one step closer to returning human spaceflight capabilities to the United State s.

NASA astronauts @AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug on how they feel after @SpaceX’s In-Flight Abort Test .

They’ll be the first to fly on the second #CrewDragon mission to the @Space_Station.