Elon Musk is the founder of SpaceX Technologies Corp. Also, it as American private aerospace manufacturer and space transportation services company. So, this the aim of Elon Musk to reduce the cost of space transportation to work for colonization of Mars. However, SpaceX has developed many launch vehicles and the Dragon spacecraft. Also, the company had bagged many great achievements from eighteen years of their history.
Recently, SpaceX has thought of sending the Rocketship into the space to meet the orbit. So, due to bad weather conditions in America, the event of sending was postponed. Thus, the researchers decided on sending the rocket on May 30, 2020. So, SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is ready to hit with space with two NASA Astronauts. The American Astronauts were Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken. Also, the rocket includes Crew Dragon Spacecraft, which will be carried in the rocket.
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So, after the postponement of the rocket launch, it is released into space on May 30, 2020. This rocket is from NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2 mission from NASA Kennedy Space Center to the International Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. This rocket will create a new era in commercial space travel. Also, it will make America shine in the business of launching astronauts into orbit.
However, these two astronauts will be returning to Earth after four months in a Right Stuff-Style splashdown at sea. Also, America is facing a critical situation as it has lost 100,000, who were prone to coronavirus pandemic. The other one is a few days back; many people were protested for the death of George Floyd in the hands of Minneapolis police. So, NASA officials and the people of America were hoping for the success of the rocket.
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However, SpaceX is the only private aerospace company, who is sending people into orbit after the U.S, Russia, and China. Also, NASA is working for SpaceX and Boeing for designing and developing their spaceships with a contract of seven billion U.S dollars.
The event was available online for three million viewers. So, Trump and other higher officials have congratulated Musk and SpaceX for their great work.