American astronauts Bob Behnke and Doug Hurley have entered the International Space Station after a 19-hour journey from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida and SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule successful docked with the station on Sunday. The mission, run jointly by SpaceX and NASA, was the first crewed space flight launched from U.S. soil since 2011 and the first ever orchestrated by a private company. The Crew Dragon arrived at the station a few minutes early, and Hurley and Behnken conducted a series of pressure and leak checks to ensure their safety before they opened the hatch and came aboard the space station, where they'll remain for a still undetermined amount of months.

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