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Celebrities React to NASA SpaceX #LaunchAmerica


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. For the first time in 9 years, America sent a manned crew into space

. The launch was originally scheduled for last Wednesday but was scrapped with only minutes to launch due to bad weather conditions

. For the first time ever, a private company partnered with NASA to build and launch the space ship

. Two astronauts are on their way to the International Space Station (ISS). The trip takes ~19 hours

Elizabeth Banks Actress, Director, Writer, Producer (Wet Hot American Summer, Scrubs)
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Jamie Lee Curtis, Actress (The Fog, Roadgames)
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Doug Liman, Director, Producer (Swingers, Suits)
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Liman was there in person because he's the Director for the film that will actually shoot in space. He was there for early research.


Mike Drucker, Comedian, TV Writer (Full Frontal, The Tonight Show)
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Mike Flanagan, Writer, Director (Doctor Sleep, The Haunting of Hill House)
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Kirstie Alley, Actress (Star Trek II The Wrath of Khan, It Takes Two)
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What Has Space Exploration Brought Humanity

A partial list: Artificial limbs, scratch resistant lens (contacts, sunglasses, protective glasses), insulin pump, firefighting equipment, DustBuster©, LASIK surgery technique, shock absorbers for buildings, solar cells, weather satellites, communication satellites, water filters, improved vehicle tires, wireless headsets, adjustable smoke detectors (prevents false alarms as a result of environment), invisible braces, freeze dried foods, camera phones, CAT scans, baby formula, Lifeshears (jaws of life used with cars or buildings to rescue occupants), grooved pavement (used on runways and some surface highways and streets to channel water and reduce accidents), memory foam, fitness machines, home insulation, infrared thermometers, ice-resistant planes, portable computers, LEDs, 3D food printing, computer mouse, athletic shoe components (shock-absorbent rubber used in helmets, now common in track shoe soles)


Ontd did you watch the launch? Did you know all the things we have because of space exploration?



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