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SpaceX Crew Dragon returns to Earth with on-target splashdown

STORY WRITTEN FOR  & USED WITH PERMISSION SpaceX’s Dragon Freedom spacecraft splashes down in the Atlantic Ocean. Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls Three NASA astronauts and a European flier boarded their SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, undocked from the International Space Station and plunged back to Earth Friday, splashing down in the Atlantic Ocean east of Jacksonville to close out a 170-day mission. With ...

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SpaceX’s next crew launch delayed by booster damage

A Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft launched April 8 on the Ax-1 commercial crew mission for Axiom Space. Credit: SpaceX SpaceX and NASA have delayed the launch of the next U.S. crew flight to the International Space Station from early September to no earlier than Sept. 29, allowing time for ground teams to replace an interstage on the ...

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