Astronauts enter space station on historic SpaceX mission.

  • Two NASA astronauts safely boarded the International Space Station on Sunday, capping a successful flight of SpaceX’s historic Crew Dragon Demo 2 mission.
  • The capsule connected to the station at 10:16 a.m. EDT, slightly ahead of the scheduled time as the space station passed above the northern China-Mongolia border.
  • Astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken entered the station at 1:22 p.m.
  • The mission lifted off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Saturday afternoon — the first crewed launch from U.S. soil in nine years.