NASA, SpaceX postpone historic rocket launch of American astronauts into space

James Marshall
November 18, 2020

Weather at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida is to blame for the postponement. (1:22 MST) marking the first time in almost a decade that NASA astronauts have launched into orbit from Cape Canaveral, Florida. When feed returned, viewers could only see a cloud of smoke.

Live stream: NASA is live-streaming the event on YouTube and on its website for desktop viewing. This was the first launch from United States soil since NASA retired its space shuttle program in 2011. Our special offers both incredible access for the launch, and expert insight from SpaceX Founder and Chief Engineer Elon Musk and other leading aerospace professionals.

CNN flubbed coverage of the SpaceX-NASA launch on Saturday, suffering from video issues and a countdown that kept going well after the spacecraft's launch.

Two NASA astronauts crossed over into the International Space Station on Sunday after their Crew Dragon capsule docked with the orbital outpost after an hours-long space journey.

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