• NASA's SpaceX Crew Returns to Earth After 5 Months in Space

    16 days ago - By Hypebeast

    SpaceX 's Crew 5 mission has returned to Earth, bringing a five-month mission to a close. The international space crew landed off of the coast of Tampa, Florida, via a parachute-assisted splashdown on Saturday, having spent 157 days in orbit. The team of global astronauts was made up of NASA 's Nicole Mann and Josh Cassada, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Koichi Wakata and Roscosmos cosmonaut Anna Kikina. They lifted off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on October 5 in a Falcon 9 rocket. Following their landing, a SpaceX team used recovery vessels to retrieve the...
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