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SpaceX Successfully Launches 4 Astronauts Toward International Space Station


Last updated 4/26/2021 at 12:09pm

HAWTHORNE - Hawthorne-based SpaceX successfully launched another group of astronauts into orbit early this morning for an eventual rendezvous with the International Space Station -- becoming the first launch involving a previously used spacecraft and rocket.

The launch of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft Endeavour had been scheduled for about 3:15 a.m. California time Thursday from Cape Canaveral in Florida. But bad weather in the launch zone pushed the mission until 2:49 a.m. California time Friday.

``3.. 2.. 1.. and liftoff! Endeavour launches once again,'' NASA tweeted just after 2:4...

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