Boeing & Aerospace

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Flying astronauts has always been risky. No wonder NASA and SpaceX are on edge.

FILE – In this April 11, 1970 file photo, crowds watch the lift-off of the Saturn V rocket carrying the Apollo 13 spacecraft on its mission to the moon from Cape Kennedy, Fla. (AP Photo) NY924 NY924

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Spaceflight is a dangerous enterprise. That unrelenting reality underlies every decision as NASA and SpaceX near the hour when they'll strap two veteran astronauts into a spacecraft that will mark not only the first human launch to orbit from United States soil in nearly a decade but also the first time...  VIEW

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