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'It's a go': Elon Musk blasts two astronauts into space in historic Spacex launch --


NASA and SpaceX have launched the Falcon 9 from Kennedy Space Center to the International Space Station

Astronauts  Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley took off in Crew Dragon atop Falcon 9 at 3.22pm Eastern Time

This was the second attempt of Launch America - the initial launch was scrubbed Wed. due to poor weather 

Falcon 9 has been retrieved by SpaceX's autonomous drone ship and Crew Dragon is heading to the ISS 

Hurley and Behnken are set to dock with the ISS in 24 hours where they will join the Expedition 63 crew