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Splashdown! SpaceX successfully returns four astronauts home to Earth following a six-month stint on the International Space Station

The Crew-3 mission splashed down at 12:43am ET (5:43am BST) on Friday, May 6 Four-person crew - three Americans and one German - spent 177 days on the ISS SpaceX sent up their replacements that make up the Crew-4 mission last week Elon Musk's SpaceX has successfully returned four astronauts home to Earth following a six-month stint on the International Space Station (ISS).

dailymail.co.uk ,  10 days ago 0
Splashdown! SpaceX successfully returns four astronauts home to Earth following a six-month stint on the International Space Station

Watch SpaceX's Crew-3 astronauts return home from International Space Station early Friday

A SpaceX spacecraft carrying four astronauts will return to Earth before dawn on Friday (May 6) and you can watch it happen live online. The SpaceX Dragon capsule Endurance is poised to splash down off the coast of Florida at 12:43 a.m. EDT (0443 GMT) to wrap up a six-month mission to the International Space Station.

space.com ,  11 days ago 0
Watch SpaceX's Crew-3 astronauts return home from International Space Station early Friday

NASA hands over control of ISS to Russia after they threatened to crash it into Earth

RUSSIA is now in control of the International Space Station (ISS) just weeks after its space chief threatened to crash the floating lab into the Earth. NASA astronauts have handed over the metaphorical (and ceremonial) keys to the ISS to Russian cosmonauts, as they prepare for their descent back to Earth, leaving Russia in charge.

express.co.uk ,  11 days ago 2187
NASA hands over control of ISS to Russia after they threatened to crash it into Earth

Russian cosmonaut assumes command of space station ahead of SpaceX's Crew-3 departure

Thomas Marshburn just checked off one of the last tasks on his orbital to-do list. The NASA astronaut handed command of the International Space Station (ISS) over to cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev today (May 4), the last day aboard the orbiting lab for Marshburn and the other three members of SpaceX's Crew-3 mission.

space.com ,  12 days ago 1
Russian cosmonaut assumes command of space station ahead of SpaceX's Crew-3 departure

SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts have fun testing spacesuits before coming home (photos)

The SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts seemed to be enjoying themselves as they tested out their spacesuits ahead of their return to Earth next week from the International Space Station. In new photos, the Crew-3 astronauts can be seen smiling in their now-iconic black-and-white SpaceX spacesuits and helmets, making full use of the lack of gravity.

space.com ,  18 days ago 2
SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts have fun testing spacesuits before coming home (photos)