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https://spaceflightnow.com/2020/05/27/falcon-9-crew-dragon-demo-2-mission-status-center/

They drove the astronauts to the rocket in a Tesla Model X.   ;D


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Re: First US manned spacecraft launch in 9 years today at 4:33pm ET
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2020, 10:50:48 AM »
i know it won't happen, but nasa should seize spacex and tell musk to fuck right the hell off.

edit: your title is wrong. https://history.nasa.gov/styleguide.html
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Re: First US manned spacecraft launch in 9 years today at 4:33pm ET
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2020, 10:58:27 AM »
i know it won't happen, but nasa should seize spacex and tell musk to fuck right the hell off.

edit: your title is wrong. https://history.nasa.gov/styleguide.html
As is your lowercase "nasa", but I don't think we are subject to the style guide here.


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Re: First US manned spacecraft launch in 9 years today at 4:33pm ET
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2020, 11:01:38 AM »
In general, all references to the space program should be non-gender-specific (e.g., human, piloted, unpiloted, robotic, as opposed to manned or unmanned).
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Re: First US crewed spacecraft launch in 9 years today at 4:33pm ET
« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2020, 11:05:20 AM »
OK
« Last Edit: May 27, 2020, 12:29:45 PM by eegah »


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Re: First US manned spacecraft launch in 9 years today at 4:33pm ET
« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2020, 12:16:34 PM »
Looks like it's happening today. T minus 7 minutes.


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Re: First US manned spacecraft launch in 9 years today at 4:33pm ET
« Reply #7 on: May 30, 2020, 01:14:42 PM »
And going well so far, first orbital burn under way.

I almost missed it, thought the next launch window was Sunday.