President Trump to Attend Demo-2 SpaceX Launch at Kennedy Space Center Today

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Launch is targeted for 4:33 p.m. ET

President Donald Trump is set to attend the historic SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Demo-2 launch on May 27 at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – President Donald Trump is set to attend the historic SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Demo-2 launch today at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.

The White House announced on Friday that President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence will attend America’s return to manned spaceflight on U.S. soil.

NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley arrived at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday, one week before the pair’s scheduled launch to the International Space Station on the SpaceX Demo-2 mission.

Launch is targeted for 4:33 p.m. ET

President Trump’s last visit to the Space Coast came back on Feb. 18, 2017, just weeks after his inauguration.

ABOVE VIDEO: The White House announced on Friday that President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence will attend America’s return to manned spaceflight on U.S. soil. (Fox News Video)

He also visited in 2016 during the closing months of the 2016 election and a day after the first presidential debate on Sept. 27, 2016.

President Trump has made the space industry a priority during his time as President, where he also first established the start of the U.S. Space Force — the sixth branch of the U.S. military.

Coverage of the historic launch can be seen on Space Coast Daily

ABOVE VIDEO: President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrive at Kennedy Space Station.

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