First manned space launch from the U.S. in nearly a decade takes flight on Wednesday

Nick Digilio

NASA astronauts Douglas Hurley, left, and Robert Behnken, wearing SpaceX spacesuits, depart the Neil A. Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building for Launch Complex 39A during a dress rehearsal prior to the Demo-2 mission launch, Saturday, May 23, 2020, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, that will send two astronauts to the International Space Station for the first crewed flight from the U.S. in nearly a decade., is scheduled for launch on Wednesday, May 27. (Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP)

This week, we’ll look to the stars as SpaceX plans their historic launch from Kennedy Space Center. Rod Pyle, author and all-around space expert, joins Nick Digilio to discuss the flight and the many precautions being taken with COVID concerns in mind.

Plus, a round up of space news that’s out of this world.

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