Crew-3 astronauts arrive in Florida ahead of SpaceX’s planned Halloween launch


CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Four astronauts were all smiles as they arrived at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida on Tuesday afternoon (Oct. 26) ahead of SpaceX’s third operational astronaut launch for NASA. 

NASA astronauts Raja Chari, Kayla Barron and Tom Marshburn, and Matthias Maurer of the European Space Agency (ESA), stepped off a NASA plane at 2:30 p.m. EDT (1830 GMT) after it parked on the former space shuttle runway here at KSC.