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SpaceX successfully launches rocket from Kennedy Space Center

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA astronauts Air Force Col. Robert L. Behnken and retired Marine Corps Col. Douglas G. Hurley launches from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, May 30, 2020.

SpaceX launch from Kennedy Space Center on Saturday, May 30, 2020.  VIRIN  200530-M-M0231-206M.JPG . Photo courtesy of the US Department of Defense.
SpaceX launch from Kennedy Space Center on Saturday, May 30, 2020. VIRIN 200530-M-M0231-206M.JPG . Photo courtesy of the US Department of Defense.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA astronauts Air Force Col. Robert L. Behnken and retired Marine Corps Col. Douglas G. Hurley is seen in this false color infrared exposure as it launches from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, May 30, 2020, bound for the International Space Station. VIRIN  200530-M-M0231-203.JPG
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA astronauts Air Force Col. Robert L. Behnken and retired Marine Corps Col. Douglas G. Hurley is seen in this false color infrared exposure as it launches from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, May 30, 2020, bound for the International Space Station. VIRIN 200530-M-M0231-203.JPG

Although this was a private-sector launch, the article and photos above were released by the US Department of Defense.