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NASA approves May 27 as SpaceX launch date

NASA confirmed on Friday that May 27 has been approved as the launch date for SpaceX Demo-2 spacecraft.

Demo-2, a joint venture of NASA and Elon Musk's private company SpaceX, will be the first spaceflight in the United States since 2011 to feature a human crew, comprising astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley.

The launch is scheduled for Wednesday, May 27, at 4:33 pm EDT from Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39A.

Breaking the News / JR