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Astronauts back on Earth after ‘extraordinary' Dragon test flight

1 month ago   |   By Spaceflight Now

SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft splashes down in the Gulf of Mexico Sunday with two NASA astronauts on-board. Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
Returning home after a 64-day test flight, astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken blazed through Earth's atmosphere and parachuted into the Gulf of Mexico inside a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft Sunday, a final major step before NASA formally certifies the crew capsule for operational missions to the International Space Station.
The successful homecoming for Hurley and Behnken signaled a turning point in NASA's commercial crew program, which fostered...
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SpaceX latest: Astronaut shares stunning photo of space as Crew Dragon reenters Earth

SpaceX latest: Astronaut shares stunning photo of space as Crew Dragon reenters Earth

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

SPACEX'S Crew Dragon has returned to Earth after over two months in orbit, with an astronaut sharing an incredible photo of what reentry to Earth looks like.
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