SpaceX NASA launch - What's the first thing to do on Mars
T-minus 10...9...8... and we have lift off of the Dragonship Endeavor! Okay so it wasn't those exact words, but SpaceX did make history when they launched NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley on the 30th of May.
If you didn't see the live stream you can catch the recap here but I do recommend watching the full stream, just fast foward to the key parts.
I watched it and it was awesome to be witnessing history like that. I had my son, wife and my dog Jarvis watching along side with me. I can only imagine what it was like seeing the Apollo missions that landed Neil Armstrong on the moon.
I won't be detailing the launch as there have been several articles written about it to date included a decent one on Business Insider and I think you can see the news was known around the globe.
One funny thing I will mention is that SpaceX mentioned on their stream that you too can see what it's like to dock the Dragon with the International Space Station (ISS) online for free. It was fun and I recommend you try it, no instructions, just give it a go. My first attempt with my younger brother did not go well at all as we flung Dragon around even failing to crash it into the ISS.