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NASA and SpaceX have cleared the Demo-2 mission for May 27, will be the first launch of astronauts on an American rocket from American soil since 2011

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  1. sqew
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    I'm so excited for this. If not for the pandemic, there's a decent chance I'd be in the car with a couple of my rocket-loving friends making the long, long trek to Florida right now. Cannot wait...

    I'm so excited for this. If not for the pandemic, there's a decent chance I'd be in the car with a couple of my rocket-loving friends making the long, long trek to Florida right now. Cannot wait to watch the livestream!

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  2. Deimos
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    Here's the official NASA page for the mission: Launch America

    Here's the official NASA page for the mission: Launch America

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  3. CALICO
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    My anxiety levels are red-lining the closer we get. The Falcon 9 has a very high success rate, and there hasn't been a vehicle loss before mission completion since September 2016. But still I...

    My anxiety levels are red-lining the closer we get. The Falcon 9 has a very high success rate, and there hasn't been a vehicle loss before mission completion since September 2016. But still I worry. This thing blowing up on the pad is my nightmare.

    If I were stateside I wouldn't miss this launch for the world. If all goes well, it's going to be such a great day. At the least, I'll be awake to watch a stream—pending any last-minute scheduling changes.

    The worm looks so much better on a rocket than the meatball. Fight me, meatball fans.

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