It’s been a momentous Saturday for SpaceX, and for the future of crewed voyages into space.

At 2:49 a.m. ET, the American aerospace company founded by Elon Musk staged its first launch of Crew Dragon. It’s big news because this is the first time a commercial interest has launched a spacecraft that was built to carry humans.

LIFTOFF! The next big leap in a new chapter of U.S. human spaceflight systems has left

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