‘One Heck of a Ride’: SpaceX Launches 4 Astronauts into Space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (MTN) – Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX launched four astronauts on a flight to the International Space Station on Sunday, NASA’s first full-fledged mission sending a crew into orbit aboard a privately owned spacecraft. SpaceX’s newly designed Crew Dragon capsule, which the crew has dubbed Resilience, lifted off atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at 7:27 p.m. eastern time (0027 GMT on Monday) from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. “That was one heck of a ride,” astronaut Mike Hopkins said from Crew Dragon to…

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