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Why SpaceX's astronaut mission for NASA is such a big deal for Elon Musk's rocket company and the US as a whole

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Why SpaceX's astronaut mission for NASA is such a big deal for Elon Musk's rocket company and the US as a whole· SpaceX launched NASA astronauts to the International Space Station for the first time on May 30. Now it's poised to bring them home.
· The launch kicked off the first-ever human flight in a commercial spacecraft, and marked the first time an American-made vehicle has launched humans from US soil in nearly a decade.
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News video: NASA astronauts speak after historic SpaceX return

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U.S. astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, who flew to the International Space Station in SpaceX's new Crew Dragon, splashed down in the capsule in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday (August 2) after a two-month voyage that was NASA's first crewed mission from home soil in nine years.

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