NASA and SpaceX will launch its first crewed mission on May 27th

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NASA has officially announced that its crewed SpaceX flight will be launched on May 27th, 2020 and the spacecraft will fly on top of a Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Jim Bridenstine, NASA Administrator tweeted on his page that this flight will mark the first astronaut launch from US soil since 2011 and this flight will be the first SpaceX flight to carry passengers, previously SpaceX has been used to delivered cargo.

If successful, this Crew Dragon Demo-2 test will make a start for a regular Crew Dragon flights to the International Space Station.

NASA has selected Astronaut Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken for this first crew flight and also a lineup of other astronauts has been selected for the first operational flight to the ISS which it hopes to launch this year.

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