Josh Dobbs joins NASA Q&A ahead of SpaceX launch

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (WATE) – VFL quarterback Josh Dobbs took part in a NASA Q&A livestream Monday ahead of the first space launch from U.S. soil since 2011.

Private space exploration company SpaceX will sent two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station on Wednesday with a launch set for 4:33 p.m. ET on Wednesday. The last time humans traveled to space from US soil was July 2011.

While preparations are being made for the launch, stormy weather is threatening to delay the launch.

In honor of the occasion, NASA will live stream the launch and provide prelaunch coverage beginning at 12:15 P.M. VFL and current NFL quarterback Josh Dobbs made an appearance on the special, discussing his time as an intern at the Kennedy Space Center.

#LaunchAmerica NASA Social: Q&A with Leland Melvin, Charlie Bolden and Josh Dobbs” will begin streaming on NASA TV at 4:00 p.,m.

Dobbs graduated from Tennessee with a degree in aeronautical engineering. He was awarded the Torchbearer Award by the university in 2017, the highest honor for an undergraduate student.

A recording of Q&A can now be found on NASA social channels.

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