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“We’re really excited that it’s the crewed launch and people going to the space station,” Fountain said. “We just think it’s history in the making and want the kids to see it.” Traffic is expected to be busy along the Space Coast early Friday. Drivers are urged to follow electronic message signs for pre-launch and post-launch traffic.
“We drove over here to see the rocket launch and have a couple days of learning about space,” Hoyt said. “Just have fun with it and enjoy it. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime thing.” Ad
Shannon Hoyt made the trip from southwest Florida and said she’s excited to watch a launch for the first time with her family. According to Brevard County officials, there could be more than 200,000 people coming into the county for Friday’s SpaceX Crew-2 launch, which is scheduled for 5:49 a.m.
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