Space Shuttle "Endeavour" launches successfully from Kennedy Space Center at 4:14 EST, marking the beginning of STS-130, a two-week mission to the International Space Station.
SpaceX successfully launches its Crew Dragon spacecraft carrying three NASA astronauts, Michael S. Hopkins, Victor J. Glover, Shannon Walker and JAXA astronaut Soichi Noguchi to the International Space Station. It is the first crewed operational flight of a Crew Dragon spacecraft and the first night launch in the United States since STS-130.
SpaceX successfully launches a Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center, placing a Dragon spacecraft in orbit and recovering the launcher's first stage. The spacecraft will resupply the International Space Station.
NASA's Space Shuttle "Endeavour" successfully launches from the Kennedy Space Center in the U.S. state of Florida on its final mission. [http:--www.space.com-11677-nasa-shuttle-launch-endeavour-final-mission-sts-134-liftoff.html (Space.com)], [http:--www.ajc.com-news-nation-world-nasa-clears-space-shuttle-945979.html (AP via "Atlanta Journal-Constitution")]date=August 2019