NASA announced that the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, from the company led by Elon Musk, has brought four astronauts back to Earth from the International Space Station, after loving the use of parachutes in the Gulf of Mexico.
The return of these astronauts marks the end of the first manned mission to the station by the Crew Dragon spacecraft, developed in partnership between NASA and Space Adventures Musk – who is also CEO of electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla.
Crew – consists of three elements from NASA, Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker and Japanese Sochi Noguchi (from Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) [JAXA]Departed from Kennedy Space Center, Florida, on November 15, powered by the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
Nightmare, which the crew called resilience, loved it off the coast of Panama City, off Florida.
This was the first night-time stop of an American manned spacecraft since the arrival of Apollo 8 before dawn, in the Pacific Ocean, on December 27, 1968. More than 52 years ago.