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SpaceX is launching 4 astronauts into space on Friday. Here’s how the journey will go – from liftoff to splashdown. – Business Insider Australia

SpaceX astronaut flights to and from the International Space Station are becoming routine. But these missions are still high-stakes.

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SpaceX is launching four astronauts into Earth’s orbit on Friday.
The company’s Crew Dragon spaceship is the first and only commercial vehicle to carry astronauts into space. It’s now a routine part of NASA’s human spaceflight program.
Friday’s mission, called Crew-2, is the second of six crewed space-station flights that the agency has contracted from SpaceX. NASA officials gave SpaceX the green light for launch on Tuesday after two in-depth reviews of the rocket, spaceship, and launch preparations.

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