December 1, 2021

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NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 Returns Home: Splashdown

Their spacecraft has undocked from the International Space Station, and four astronauts are on the journey home to Earth. Watch live as the SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour re-enters the atmosphere, and parachutes to splashdown in a landing zone off the coast of Pensacola, Florida. Splashdown is targeted for 10:33 p.m. EST Nov. 8 (03:33 UTC Nov. 9).

Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur of NASA, Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency, and Akihiko Hoshide of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency spent over six months living and working on the space station. They contributed to hundreds of scientific investigations and technology demonstrations to help prepare for future exploration missions and generate innovations to benefit life on Earth: https://youtu.be/AtjR-gHufxg

Science News Source: NASA