SpaceX set for pre-dawn launch to ISS – HEDGE accordingly
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Kennedy Space Center (United States) (AFP) – SpaceX is set to launch its third crew to the International Space Station an hour before sunrise Friday, recycling a rocket and spacecraft for the first time.  The Crew-2 mission blasts off from pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 5:49 am Eastern Time (0949 GMT), after being delayed a day by adverse weather along the flight path.  Around 2:30 am (0630 GMT), Thomas Pesquet of France — the first European on a SpaceX mission — along with Americans Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur and Japan’s Akihiko Hoshide strode out in their suits t…

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HEDGE accordingly