By the Numbers: Inside the NASA-Space X historic mission

Four astronauts launched to the international space station on the first operational flight for Space X capsule, paving the way for commercial space travel.
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And I taken a look at that historic SpaceX lift off that successfully blasted for astronauts into orbit for the first full fledged commercial voyage to the International Space Station which your some of the highlights by the numbers it takes twice seven and a half hours to get to the space station are expected to arrive at later tonight after traveling 259. Miles above the earth marking the second ever crewed mission for Elon Musk described it from space cents after a successful pilot and test flight this summer. This time the crew will spend six months aboard the International Space Station. Commander Michael Hopkins has spent 166. Days in space and completed multiple spacewalks. Victor Glover will be the first black astronaut in history to live aboard the International Space Station. It shouldn't Walker's second mission to the space station and Japanese astronaut. Soy Gina good she becomes the first international NASA's space X crew member. And the only cash not to fly on three different vehicles in the space shuttle Soyuz and now the crew dragon. After nine years in US has regained the ability to send astronauts on routine missions to space thanks to you on most space X. Which is also pave the way for the possibility of commercial space travel. For those who can afford it.

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