Elon Musk has announced that his SpaceX program will be launching astronauts into space this year. The space crew being assembled for the launch is known as Crew Dragon. According to Elon the companies first space crew mission will happen as soon as the second quarter of the year around April & June. Crew Dragon will be sent to the international space station for a few days. If this launch is successful, it would be the first time a private company launched human beings into space on US soil. SpaceX would return space travel capabilities back to the USA as there hasn’t been a space mission using USA resources since 2011.