PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Space-X is on a mission to put Americans back into space with an American-made space capsule. At 2:49 a.m. this morning, a Falcon 9 Rocket lifted off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.READ MORE: Wilbin De-La-Rosa Arrested For Deadly Hit-And-Run In Kensington, Police Say
The rocket had a dragon capsule with a life-sized test dummy, which is supposed to arrive at the International Space Station on Sunday.
If this works, two humans will go in space later this year.MORE NEWS: Frankie Lane Wanted For Allegedly Stabbing, Killing Girlfriend Inside Hard Rock Hotel Room In Atlantic City
Since the space shuttle program ended in 2011, American Astronauts have been hitching rides on Russian Spacecrafts.