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Spectators watch SpaceX Crew-5 launch

SHOTLIST:RESTRICTION SUMMARY:++SOUNDBITES PARTIALLY COVERED++ASSOCIATED PRESSTitusville, Florida - 5 October 20221. Various of spectators watching launch2. Rocket in the sky3. SOUNDBITE (English) Shlomi Moshkovits, Ra'anana, Israel resident:"It was amazing to see it for ourselves. It's like, you know, a one in a once in a lifetime experience for us because we are not we don't live here. And to get the chance to see this small, short event of one minute and see all that, you know, a huge piece of metal just rocketing up. It's it's amazing."4. Various of spectators watching launch5. SOUNDBITE (English) Dave Pierce, West Des Moines, Iowa resident:"We've got to be space explorers. I mean, the human race are basically explorers. We travel all over everywhere to explore, under the water, up in the sky. And without that, we wouldn't know what else is out there."6. Various of spectators watching launch7. SOUNDBITE (English) Fredric Agnhammar, Granna, Sweden resident:?"To see the community. And everybody comes out here and it's almost like a party. People bring their kids and some people sit here to have a picnic and have a get together and enjoy themselves at the same time as everybody gets super impressed at what's actually happening out there. Fantastic."8. Spectators watching launchSTORYLINE:A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and the Dragon capsule, with a multinational crew of four astronauts, lifted off from Launch Complex 39-A Wednesday, beginning a five-month mission to the International Space Station. Spectators at Space View Park in Titusville, directly across from the launch pad, cheered as the rocket blasted off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center.For the first time in 20 years, a Russian cosmonaut rocketed from the U.S., launching to the International Space Station alongside NASA and Japanese astronauts despite tensions over the war in Ukraine.She was among the three newcomers on the flight, alongside Marine Col. Nicole Mann, the first Native American woman to orbit the world, and Navy Capt. Josh Cassada. They were joined by Japan Space Agency's Koichi Wakata, who is making his fifth spaceflight.They're due to arrive at the space station Thursday, 29 hours after a noon departure from NASA's Kennedy Space Center, and won't be back on Earth until March. They're replacing a U.S.-Italian crew that arrived in April.Their SpaceX flight was delayed by Hurricane Ian, which devastated parts of the state last week.----AP Video by: Cody Jackson===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory.
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