People all along the East Coast had a similar view of the rocket immediately after launch.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Four astronauts are on the way to the international Space Station.

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The SpaceX mission lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center on Friday morning.

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A flash of light was seen as the capsule made its way across the sky over Pittsburgh.

People all along the East Coast had a similar view of the rocket immediately after launch.

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This is the first time that SpaceX has re-used a crew capsule and rocket for a crewed mission.