Watch The SpaceX CRS-1 Blast Off Towards The ISS Live

Back in May, the SpaceX Dragon made a historic rendezvous with the International Space Station as a demonstration. It went so well, that NASA contracted 12 more flights, and now the time has come for the first one to launch. Can they pull it off again?

Right now, as you're reading this, A Dragon capsule filled with a half-ton of supplies for the International Space Station is being launched atop a Falcon 9 rocket. Sure, they pulled it off before, but this time it's the real deal, the start of a whole series of space-good ferrying. Here's to hoping it goes off without a hitch. Tune in to watch below.

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