Amid race riots, corona and celebrities trying to stay relevant by commenting on social issues, many space buffs watched the stars along with President Trump
For the first time since the Space Shuttle retired in 2011, American astronauts were launched from American soil to the International Space Station.
An American missile, the reusable one F (Made in the USA) by Elon Musk's SpaceX brought (after a few days delay) two astronauts safely to their destination.
For Elon, this is a step closer to colonizing space and ultimately Mars.
"I hope this is a step towards civilization on Mars and making life multi-planetary" said Musk.
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Elon Musk speech, after launch