NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 Splashdown

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 Splashdown

Support teams work around the SpaceX Crew Dragon Resilience spacecraft shortly after it landed with NASA astronauts Mike Hopkins, Shannon Walker, and Victor Glover, and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Soichi Noguchi aboard in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Panama City, Florida, Sunday, May 2, 2021. NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission was the first crew rotation flight of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket with astronauts to the International Space Station as part of the agency’s Commercial Crew Program. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

Photo by: NASA/Bill Ingalls

NASA/Bill Ingalls

Splashdown! NASA and SpaceX Crew-1 Return to Earth

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On Sunday, May 2, at 2:56A ET, NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, and JAXA astronaut Soichi Noguchi returned home. From undocking to splashdown, here's everything you need to know.

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After two weather delays, the four space explorers undocked from the International Space Station in their Crew Dragon, Resilience, at 8:35P ET on Saturday, May 1. They successfully splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Panama City, Florida at 2:56A ET on Sunday, May 2.

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