Elon Musk’s SpaceX Launches Astronauts to International Space Station

SpaceX launched another crew of astronauts into orbit Wednesday night, the fourth time the company founded by Elon Musk has blasted astronauts into space for NASA.

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket topped by a Crew Dragon capsule lifted off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 9:03 p.m. ET and headed toward the International Space Station, according to a National Aeronautics and Space Administration livestream. Four people were on board the Crew Dragon spacecraft: NASA astronauts Raja Chari, Tom Marshburn and Kayla Barron as well as European Space Agency astronaut Matthias Maurer.