A new era of space exploration begins on May 27. Nine years after the final space shutt...

SpaceX Demo-2 Launch

May 27th at 8:33pm PST

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A new era of space exploration begins on May 27. Nine years after the final space shuttle mission, we’re once again launching astronauts from U.S. soil. On board the Crew Dragon spacecraft that sits atop the @SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket are veteran astronauts @astro.behnken and @astro.doug. But the crew alone won’t fill the crew cabin. Flying with them are the dreams of everybody who ever dared to explore. They are the dreams of the generations that saw 12 humans walk on the Moon. They are the dreams of young boys and girls who will watch a woman take that first step on the Moon in 2024 under our Artemis program. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ May 27 will be noted as yet another day in history when people can say, “I remember what I was doing that day.” How will you watch history tomorrow? Show us by tagging @nasa in your posts and using the hashtag #LaunchAmerica. You might just make it onto our broadcast.⁣⁣ Live NASA TV coverage starts at 12:15pm ET (4:15pm UTC) at nasa.gov/live.