Crew-3 Astronauts Splash Down Off Florida’s Gulf Coast

The Endurance capsule splashed down at 12:43 a.m. local time.
Credit: NASA
HOUSTON—NASA’s Crew-3 SpaceX Dragon capsule splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico off the Florida peninsula early May 6, ending a 177-day mission to the International Space Station for NASA’s Raja Chari, Tom Marshburn, Kayla Barron and the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Matthias Maurer. The...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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