SpaceX rocket carrying 4 astronauts took off into space

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying 4 astronauts Mike Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker and Japan's Soichi Noguchi onboard took off into space from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 7:27pm ET. on November 15.

The Crew Dragon spacecraft will dock to the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday, November 16 at around 11pm ET.

"This is a great day for the United States of America, and a great day for Japan, and we look forward to many more years of a great partnership... all the way to the Moon." - Jim Bridenstine, Administrator