He left from Cape Canaveral, Florida, in the United States, the Falcon 9 rocket to which the two astronauts are linked Doug Hurley is Bob Behnken. After the ok of the Nasa, so the mission of SpaceX, founded by the patron of Tesla, Elon Musk, with the spacecraft Crew Dragon headed for the International Space Station. The launch, postponed in recent days due to the bad weather, occurred from ramp 39 / A at 21.23. Also assisting the American president, Donald Trump.
“This is a test flight. From the next mission there will be four, but we will have seven seats, today two have left. I guess it will cost one tens of millions get on board. They are going to the International Space Station, they will stay about a month and then they will come back, “said the Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli to Waiting for the words on Rai3.