Veteran Astronauts, Best Friends At The Helm For SpaceX Flight Test

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Astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken lifted off on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on May 30, becoming the first Americans to launch into orbit aboard a U.S. vehicle since the end of the shuttle program. The veteran flyers share backgrounds in the military, are married to astronauts and each has a...

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