VIDEO OF THE DAY: SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket and Crew Dragon Capsule Go Vertical at Pad 39A

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Liftoff of first crewed mission from U.S. soil since 2011 set 4:33 p.m. May 27

ABOVE VIDEO: See the time-lapse video of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon capsule going vertical at pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center, north of the Port.

BREVARD COUNTY • PORT CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket set to launch NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley on the agency’s upcoming SpaceX Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station is in position for liftoff at Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex 39A.

Liftoff of the first crewed mission from U.S. soil since 2011 is set for 4:33 p.m.

SpaceX’s transporter-erector vehicle carried the rocket, topped by the Crew Dragon spacecraft, from a nearby SpaceX processing hangar to the launch pad, arrived early Thursday morning.

The rocket was then raised to vertical.

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