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a space X. rocket blasted off on Saturday headed for the international space station marking a key milestone for Ilan mosque space company , on man's creek dragon capsule with a dummy nicknamed directly on board lifted off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center at it then successfully separated from the falcon nine rockets about seven minutes late to it's it's it's been seventeen years the at this point in two thousand two to now %HESITATION and the , incredible amount of hard work and sacrifice from a lot of people that %HESITATION it's gotten to this point %HESITATION and the , %HESITATION super stressful , but , it worked so far with the doc a station or come back up it is so far as worked the capsule must also said that SpaceX would likely see commercial customers in the future but for now the focus remains on maximizing reliability safety and serving nesses needs echo NASA wanted SpaceX I'm betting six point eight billion dollars to build competing buckets and council system is one of those organizations will eventually have bragging rights as the first private company to launch humans into space on its own rockets Saturday space X. test mission is a crucial step in the project but there are still questions about whether NASA will achieve its goal of receiving human space flight from U. S. soil later this year