The Falcon 9 rocket was scheduled for a Saturday launch but was delayed due to weather conditions. Photo: Getty Images/AFP The Falcon 9 rocket was scheduled for a Saturday launch but was delayed due to weather conditions. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
The Falcon 9 rocket was scheduled for a Saturday launch but was delayed due to weather conditions. Photo: Getty Images/AFP

SpaceX launch expected to draw crowd of 500,000 as astronauts set for mission

  • The crewed mission is only the second time in almost a decade that astronauts will have launched from US soil
  • After a 27-hour ride, the four astronauts will reach the International Space Station for a six-month stay

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The Falcon 9 rocket was scheduled for a Saturday launch but was delayed due to weather conditions. Photo: Getty Images/AFP The Falcon 9 rocket was scheduled for a Saturday launch but was delayed due to weather conditions. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
The Falcon 9 rocket was scheduled for a Saturday launch but was delayed due to weather conditions. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
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