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Demo-2 astronauts get to work on ISS  SPACE NEWS · 3 days
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SpaceX gets FAA approval for Starship flight tests  SPACE NEWS · 7 days
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NASA astronauts launch from America in historic test flight of SpaceX Crew Dragon  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
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Crew Dragon in orbit after historic launch  SPACE NEWS · 5 days
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