RESILIENCE SOARS: SpaceX just launched 4 astronauts into orbit for NASA, kicking off the longest spaceflight in US history

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Flying aboard SpaceX's Crew-1 mission for NASA are astronauts (from left) Mike Hopkins, Soichi Noguchi, Shannon Walker, and Victor Glover. SpaceX; NASA; Samantha Lee/Business Insider SpaceX successfully launched four astronauts into orbit for NASA, kicking an ambitious half-year spaceflight. SpaceX's Crew Dragon is now on its way to the International Space Station, where it will attempt to dock on Monday night. Astronauts Mike Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, and Soichi Noguchi are set to live on the space station for six months — the longest mission ever launched from American soil. SpaceX and NASA overcame coronavirus, weather delays, and technical issues to restore US human spaceflight for the first time in nearly a decade. Visit more...