The Progression is Incredible
In this amazing comparison picture, we see the incredible tech progression from 1967 to this past weekend’s launch that saw SpaceX make its first launch of humans into orbit with its Crew Dragon spacecraft.
The flight marked the first time astronauts have launched into orbit from American soil in nearly a decade, and SpaceX is now the first company to send passengers to orbit on a privately made vehicle. [source]
The two NASA astronauts, whom have now arrived to the International Space Station, are Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley.