You can watch the historic return home of the astronauts as the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule splashes down in the Atlantic Ocean on August 2. The spacecraft has been docked these past two months at the International Space Station.
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Discovery and Science Channel will partner with the Washington Post for this live event to capture the first landing at sea for US astronauts since 1975. Chris Jacobs will host alongside Washington Post staff writer Christian Davenport, who is one of the country's leading chroniclers of the space industry. They will be joined for expert commentary from current and former astronauts, including Mike Massimino, top engineers, and other special guests, including adventurer and avid explorer Josh Gates.
Audiences can watch SPACE LAUNCH LIVE: SPLASHDOWN on TV or stream it live on Discovery GO. Follow Discovery on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and Twitter for the latest updates and join the conversation on social media by using the hashtag #Splashdown.
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