SpaceX made 6 major changes to its spaceship and rocket to be ready to launch its first full crew of NASA astronauts

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SpaceX is set to launch its first full astronaut crew for NASA on Sunday in its newly certified launch system. Since its test launch of two NASA astronauts this summer, SpaceX has made major adjustments to its Falcon 9 rocket, Crew Dragon spaceship, and spaceflight processes. The Crew Dragon has a reinforced heat shield, the Falcon 9 has been inspected for clogs, and the spaceship now knows how to move to new ports on the space station. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. SpaceX is ready to send its first full astronaut crew into space for NASA, on a launch system newly certified for human spaceflight. The Falcon 9 rocket is upright on the launchpad, a Crew Dragon spaceship secured firmly to its nose. The engines have been test fired. Four more...