The rise of Elon Musk's SpaceX

Overcoming long odds, SpaceX is on the brink of making space history. Mark Strassmann looks at the company's rise.

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koko nana
koko nana:
Gosh, how many sleepless hours & nights these people are gonna go through until this marvelous 'Dragon' flying back home to Earth. Hats off to all those who have the nerves of steel to make this happen.
Daniel Walker
Daniel Walker:
On SoaceX YouTube channel they have a compilation of their rockets failing and exploding.
I can think of no other company that embraces their mistakes in such a way.
Rochester Josh
Rochester Josh:
I'm trying to relay to my wife just how pivotal a moment this is in human history. She just doesn't care.
Succeed, and the floodgates open for commercial spaceflight.
Fail, and the doors could quickly shut as we watch humanity take a massive step backwards.

I've never been so nervous for something I have zero participation in other than as a viewer.
"You look up at the night sky and realize we have gone barely not at all into it and it goes on forever"

Words of wisdom from CBS this morning
Hope everything goes well.
dipping our toes in the cosmic ocean, good luck for tomorrow SX
Charles Curtis
Charles Curtis:
“When you look up into the night sky, you realize that humans have barely gone into it, and that it goes on—forever.”

Well said.
From the other side of 'The Pond', I'm keeping my fingers crossed.
Al T
Al T:
3:56 I am convinced that this is a "pointy end up, flamey end down" reference. For anyone who doesn't get it, a (fantastic) space youtuber called Everyday Astronaut's phrase for the rocket being ok when it's sitting on the pad is "pointy end up, flamey end down."
Joe Gerhard
Joe Gerhard:
"We have gone barely almost not at all into it." Words of a true hero
Clint Burgamy
Clint Burgamy:
So you showed the only failures spaceX has had and shown explosions for shock value. This rocket has a very safe launch record and has the most safe and tested abort system. These guy are in the best hands.
Khloe Rabnta
Khloe Rabnta:
CBS actually covering something important
Kv Raghavendra
Kv Raghavendra:
show the positive things before the launch like falcon heavy success not this failures which are very rare
Glitch Remix
Glitch Remix:
Im really glad the US is getting people back into space from US soil. It's important for countries to progress in space. Also, I love the spacex spacesuit!
Brant UGA
Brant UGA:
I can't wait for the MARS Mission
Don Jones
Don Jones:
Missed a big story point: this is the first time a spacecraft, rocket, rocket engines, and even the space suits, have all been made by the same manufacturer. Previously each was made by different manufacturers, and this is still true of the contemporary Boeing Starliner. Bonus:
These SpaceX items and the Tesla Model Xs (ride to launch pad) result from the mind and drive of one man.
Matthew Marcus
Matthew Marcus:
Pray pray pray this launch goes 100% perfectly. SpaceX needs it. USA needs it. Mankind needs it!
Mark Heller
Mark Heller:
I hear many people dislike Elon Musk. I judge a person by their actions and Elon Musk is an Ace. Good Luck you deserve it
I'm sooo ready! Best of all good news tomorrow! 🎊🎉
Man, i wish i could watch it in person, just very excited bois.
Jay Torres
Jay Torres:
There's no coronavirus in space, I would just stay up there!
Enthusiastic Zestful Villainy
Enthusiastic Zestful Villainy:
Doug was also a crew from the last flight of the shuttle 11 years ago, according to Tim Dodd.
Joe Joey
Joe Joey:
Try to think about how much money Elon has saved the tax payer after years of Boeing and other companies ripping off the government with outrageous fees
Jose Carlk Kamsky
Jose Carlk Kamsky:
Congratulations and excellent work, it is an important achievement worldwide to resume space research and space travel.
Final Theory Games
Final Theory Games:
A wise man once said "You look up at the night sky and realize we have gone barely not at all into it and it goes on forever".
CBS is the only news network that i've seen, that gave this event a 5 minute segment
Jack T-rex
Jack T-rex:
3:55 Anyone who watches Everyday Astronaught smiled
Godspeed, Bob and Doug!
Jeff Stein
Jeff Stein:
Cool! I’ll be home from work to see it!
Rick Sanchez
Rick Sanchez:
0:05 wait how is Biden going to run for president if he's also going to space?
Mike Kellum
Mike Kellum:
I love this stuff. Always have since being a little boy in the early 1960’s. But I have to, those are the lamest spacesuits I have ever seen. They look like they were from a B SciFi movie of the 50’s. They had better looking suits in the original Planet of the Apes.
Hasib Ryan
Hasib Ryan:
Can't wait to book a hotel in Mars
I'm so buzzed for this launch i can't wait! I'm sure it'll be a success and then afterwards, hopefully in a short period of time we'll be biting our nails when Satrship is going up :D SapceX rocks!
Carlos López
Carlos López:
"Will be set back indefinitely?" I don't think so, spacex will get to it and figure out what went wrong and lunch again probably by end of year.
If There’s no “setbacks” there’s no improving!
NPC #1337
NPC #1337:
Either we as a species grow and navigate to other worlds or we go the way of the dinosaurs
wow actually some great reporting! im impressed.
Dark Guardian
Dark Guardian:
I went to the station in a capsule with no name and it feels good to be back up again. 🤣👍
InSlay IonStorm
InSlay IonStorm:
Godspeed SpaceX !! :)) Finally - complete your "capture the flag" challenge!! ;)) And best wishes from Russia!!
Ted Couch
Ted Couch:
This takes me back to a long time ago. The combination of excitement and anxiety hasn't changed in 55+ years.
A new era begins tomorrow
Mr P
Mr P:
This could be my second rocket launch live stream after Falcon Heavy!
Sebin Sebastian
Sebin Sebastian:
Love you Elon and his spacex team from INDIA
Conductor Dave
Conductor Dave:
No pressure of course 😂 seriously looking forward to this
❤️the suits
Jess Lyn
Jess Lyn:
#AwarenessConsciousness ❤️✌️💋
Young man, go up.
Jade Adkins
Jade Adkins:
Thank you for waiting till Saturday, May 30th. This was a beautiful experience that I was able to enjoy in the comfort of my home. I am so proud of all of your collaborative efforts and building international bridges. On behalf of we the people, thank you and Godspeed.
J Lin
J Lin:
Best of luck tomr! Keep it going!
We learn from our mistakes. Space x is the future🔥
k c
k c:
To Bob and Doug I say, "Take off eh!"
Prism Games
Prism Games:
Wish all luck to the astronauts, may god's love be with you!
This is an incredible day for all mankind!
Dk md
Dk md:
It takes great courage to fly, we're rooting for you guys.
Biniam Gaming
Biniam Gaming:
Now do “The Fall of Boeing”
Anthony Jordan
Anthony Jordan:
Decent! 🚀
Wow! I’m impressed by the quality of the research.
I have a fear of flying. Yes, flying, and I am having the same feelings I get before I step into a plane just from hearing this. I am soooo nervous for these guys. Space exploration is very slow, and if this goes wrong, we might lose our chance to experience a revolutionary space era in our lifetimes, and I am only 20!
Nicole Morris
Nicole Morris:
I love this!!!
Sharon Peterkin
Sharon Peterkin:
I love the space launches
mike edwards
mike edwards:
God speed!
Good luck godspeed and God bless!
Amazing how smart we humans are
Juan Pretorius
Juan Pretorius:
Lovely ending.
Welp the way 2020 is going.... this is the chance to turn this year around
charlotte barnes
charlotte barnes:
I hope they pick me next time 😉
Toby Easterly
Toby Easterly:
Pretty impressive what Mr. Musk has done
Space Facts Wax
Space Facts Wax:
Thanks so much for uploading. I got the opporunity to witness a rocket launch in 2018. Incredible experience. I shared a pretty solid clip of the trip on my channel.
I live about 1 hour 20 minutes away. Gonna go to Cape Canaveral to see it. Hopefully the weather holds up
Ethann Kyle
Ethann Kyle:
Imagine if the bring covid-19 into the ISS 😰😰
Michael Mosseri
Michael Mosseri:
not a single person mentions this so I'm gonna say it, the launch is at 4:33 est 20:33 utc. layman's terms 4:33 in new york.
Can't feel failure!
Nice !!! Very interesting !!!
Ooh Rah Marine Corps....way to represent!!
open blueeyes
open blueeyes:
what a moment to be a part of 😏
Mario Arellano
Mario Arellano:
The space suits looks cheap for the trip to the outer space seems to me
Dutchys Packin
Dutchys Packin:
Andy Black
Andy Black:
Gods speed dragon riders!
My thoughts and prayers are with them
the astro nerd
the astro nerd:
Launching in T-25 hours
Go Falcon 9 and go Dragon!
Bill Guo
Bill Guo:
These are the type of videos to ge be recommended years later. Idk y something about it
Nikolay Tonev
Nikolay Tonev:
How long will be the flight to the station with the docking?
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I admire smart people and brave
That’s is a “super duper missile”!!
Mark McLaughlin
Mark McLaughlin:
HOW ABOUT THOSE ROCKETS LANDING? I'd like to see that in person.
Soyouz is still more competitive!
Space the final frontier. Go Elon.
I'm pressing my thumbs for ya guys over there to make the future we all want possible ! Love from the founders of the rocket to the pioneers from Germany.
Aurora Isabella
Aurora Isabella:
Let’s do this 🚀
Cristian Seja
Cristian Seja:
Good luck to everyone involved tomorrow!!
Don Jones
Don Jones:
Usual media fail: you just had to include several minutes of old explosions that minimally related to the story, "balanced" by one sentence, that SpaceX has had ~80 successful launches in a row since those early days. The explosion of the capsule was the only one directly related to the story. One launch explosion and an early testing explosion, identified as such, are plenty to accompany the theme that SpaceX started from scratch and had to overcome a steep learning curve. Boom Boom Boom - sheesh, try respecting your audience more.

Time-edit-wise: leave out the boom boom, include the very pertinent successful Demo 1 mission.
trung nguyen hoang
trung nguyen hoang:
whatever, I\d watch this while craving for someone to torrent the hellout Sci Channel's SpaceX documentary.
Timothy Valluzzi
Timothy Valluzzi:
A far cry from NASA's glory days!
Final Theory Games
Final Theory Games:
At the end " we have barely gone into it and it goes on forever". I couldn't have said it better myself.
Justin Fencsak
Justin Fencsak:
If this mission fails soon, then spacex, along with its rival Virgin Galactic, will be on the brink of chapter 11 bankruptcy!!!
Jason Rackawack
Jason Rackawack:
I just wish they based the new space suits off if the old 70s Lego mini figures.
Uliana Kasper
Uliana Kasper:
I sometimes wondering what will happen to space X, neuralink and tesla after Elon dies.. But damn he inspired a whole generation of young hard working people.. That's such an awesome legacy!
Mad Scientist
Mad Scientist:
Ad astra per aspera, ad lucem.
evan wallace
evan wallace:
I was born and raised and still live 40 mins from the space center and I'm excited for tomorrow launch. Hopefully the weather improves and wont be so cloudy by tomorrow afternoon. I was born in 88 so the space shuttle is the only thing I know. I love the old apollo days so this reminds me of that. Their space suits are hideous though haha