If you’re like me, you were glued to the SpaceX Falcon 9 manned launch earlier today.  I’ve been watching launches since I was a little boy.  My dad would get me up early and we’d cheer them on.  My earliest memory was the Gemini flight that had the “alligator” stuck rendezvous with the Agena rocket.  And of course, who could forget the first man on the moon?

This is a very special moment: the SpaceX mission marks the first time a private company has put humans into space.  What an amazing milestone!

Many more to come, I’m sure.  Live coverage was here:

 

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