Astronauts including France’s Thomas Pesquet blast off for ISS aboard SpaceX capsule

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    A SpaceX mission blasted off for the International Space Station Friday morning from Cape Canaveral in Florida, with an international crew including astronauts from the United States, Japan and France. The first European to travel into space with SpaceX, Frenchman Thomas Pesquet will also become the first European to command the ISS, orbiting 400km above the Earth’s surface, during part of the six-month mission.

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