SpaceX breaks space shuttle's record for rocket turnaround time

The ANASIS-II satellite blasted off from breezy Cape Canaveral at 5:30 p.m. atop a Falcon 9 rocket – but not just any Falcon 9 rocket. This particular booster was the same one that hoisted two astronauts on the first-ever flight of a private crewed spacecraft to the space station.

How to watch the SpaceX Demo-2 Dragon launch

Two astronauts are once again getting ready for the first crewed launch from Kennedy Space Center in nine years. Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley are set to ride a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket into orbit in a test flight of the company’s Dragon capsule.