Tech Time: Private astronauts dock at space station

3 customers, 1 ex-astronaut lift off from Florida

A historic rocket launch took place on Friday afternoon, when three paying customers and a former astronaut lifted off from the Kennedy, and later arrived at the International Space Station.

A historic rocket launch took place on Friday afternoon, when three paying customers and a former astronaut lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center, and later arrived at the International Space Station.

Watch Andrew Humphrey’s full report in the video above.

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About the Author:

Andrew Humphrey is an Emmy Award winning meteorologist, and also an AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM). He has a BSE in Meteorology from the University of Michigan and an MS in Meteorology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he wrote his thesis on "The Behavior of the Total Mass of the Atmosphere."