Humans enter SpaceX Crew Dragon in space for the first time

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Astronaut Anne McClain inside the SpaceX Crew Dragon currently docked with the International Space Station.


Video screenshot by Eric Mack / CNET / NASA TV

At 5:07 a.m. PT Sunday, a hatch was opened that had been shut and locked since 2011. Moments later, Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques and Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko passed through the open pressurized mating adapter on the forward end of the International Space Station and into a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule

It was the first time humans have entered a Crew Dragon while in space and the first time anything has passed through that hatch since the Space Shuttle Atlantis docked to the ISS’ forward end in 2011.

The Crew Dragon was launched atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center in Florida early…

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