SpaceX Just Launched Four Astronauts Into Space. 'Don't Forget to Give Us Five Stars.' The mission was the final of six awarded by NASA.

By Jonathan Small

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Early this morning, SpaceX launched four astronauts onto the International Space Station (ISS) on a Crew Dragon vehicle. The astronauts are part of the Crew-6 mission.

This is the sixth and final mission NASA awarded to Elon Musk's SpaceX. The four-passenger crew — consisting of two Americans, one Russian, and one Emirati — will be at the space station for six months.

Liftoff had been delayed due to a clogged filter on Monday, but the problem was fixed. The rocket left earth at 12:34 am. for a 24-hour journey to ISS.

"If you enjoyed your ride, please don't forget to give us five stars," SpaceX mission control said to the crew after they reached orbit.

"That was fantastic, thank you," Crew-6 commander Stephen Bowen said.

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Jonathan Small

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Jonathan Small is an award-winning author, journalist, producer, and podcast host. For 25 years, he has worked as a sought-after storyteller for top media companies such as The New York Times, Hearst, Entrepreneur, and Condé Nast. He has held executive roles at Glamour, Fitness, and Entrepreneur and regularly contributes to The New York Times, TV Guide, Cosmo, Details, Maxim, and Good Housekeeping. He is the former “Jake” advice columnist for Glamour magazine and the “Guy Guru” at Cosmo.

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