Nasa SpaceX launch: Astronaut crew heads to orbit

Nasa SpaceX launch: Astronaut crew heads to orbit

SpaceX has signed contracts with Nasa valued in excess of $3bn to develop, test and fly an astronaut taxi service. As part of this relationship, the company ran a demonstration mission in May in which astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken were taken to the station and then returned safely to Earth.