SpaceX Dragon leaves area station for NASA’s 1st nighttime crew splashdown since 1968

by akoloy

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX’s first long-duration astronaut mission is coming to an finish, with a Crew Dragon capsule undocking from the International Space Station and headed for a splashdown off the coast of Florida early Sunday (May 2). 

Strapped contained in the Dragon capsule, referred to as Resilience, are 4 astronauts who will make the first U.S. night water landing in more than 50 years. The crew, NASA astronauts Mike Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker and Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Soichi Noguchi, is wrapping up a six-month mission to the station. 

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