Tag: Astronauts return from ISS in SpaceX capsule

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Two astronauts in their Crew Dragon capsule (made by SpaceX) successfully returned from the International Space Station, gently splashing down in the Gulf of Mexico, at 2:48 p.m. Sunday. This was a historic mission, and went flawlessly. The capsule was recovered by a SpaceX ship in about an hour and a half. The astronauts got to the ISS powered by a SpaceX Falcon9 rocket in late May.

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