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15 Baylor seniors included in mosaic set to be launched into space

Posted at 9:35 PM, May 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-28 22:35:15-04

Fifteen Baylor University seniors will be part of a historic launch into space.

To honor the Class of 2020, SpaceX has created a mosaic of class photos that will be flown to the International Space Station with NASA astronauts on a SpaceX rocket.

This launch is the first time in nine years American astronauts will take off from the United States. It is also the first time astronauts will use a privately-funded spacecraft to do so.

The Falcon 9 rocket was initially set to launch on Wednesday, however it was scrubbed due to bad weather. It has been rescheduled for Saturday at 3:22 p.m. ET., weather permitting.