SpaceX rocketship launches 4 astronauts on NASA mission to space station

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with the Crew Dragon capsule carrying four astronauts on a NASA commercial crew mission, launches at the Kennedy Space Center

(Reuters) - NASA and Elon Musk's commercial rocket company SpaceX launched a new four-astronaut team on a flight to the International Space Station early on Friday, the first crew ever propelled toward orbit by a rocket booster recycled from a previous spaceflight.

(Reporting by Steve Gorman in Los Angeles; Editing by Andrew Cawthorne)