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SpaceX rocket blasts off on historic flight to International Space Station

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The Falcon 9 rocket has lifted off from Cape Canaveral carrying two US astronauts to the International Space Station. NASA's first human spaceflight from US soil in nearly a decade was delayed due to severe weather.
2 years ago·Cape Canaveral, United States

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2 years ago·United Kingdom
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2 years ago·India
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The Guardian

SpaceX and Nasa successfully launch US crew into orbit

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NASA astronauts blast off into space on SpaceX rocket

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2 years ago·Canada
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