SPACEX/NASA Crew Dragon Spacecraft Set for Launch

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UPDATE:  Liftoff scrubbed due to weather.  Next attempt on Saturday, 30 June 2020.

Dragon 2 is a reusable spacecraft developed and manufactured by American aerospace manufacturer SpaceX as the successor to the Dragon 1 cargo spacecraft. The spacecraft launches atop a Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket SpaceX Launch Americaand returns to Earth via an ocean splashdown.  The mission is headed to the International Space Station.

Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are the first to launch into space from the United States after the demise of the Space Shuttle program in 2011.SpaceX Launch America

SpaceX Launch AmericaLiftoff is scheduled at 4:33pm this afternoon.  Click for live video !SpaceX Launch America