CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The most experienced astronaut on SpaceX’s newly launched crew said Thursday that riding a Dragon capsule to orbit is like being inside the actual mythical beast, and a lot more fun than NASA’s shuttles or Russian flights.
As for the crew’s space rookie, he pulled more G’s, or gravity forces, flying fighter jets in the Navy, but they didn’t last nearly as long as they did during his “awesome” first rocket launch, he said.
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