Crew Dragon Landing Two Astronauts Reaches SpaceX's Cape Canaveral Facilities

On August 2, Crewe Dragon spacecraft landing on Earth, after the 5-day sea voyage reached their facilities located in SpaceX's Cape Canaveral. Here, the engineers will take the vehicle apart and make examinations.

Launching into space with the Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley have been working on the International Space Station (ISS) and Crew Dragon for nearly 60 days. After about two months in space, the historical mission was completed when the crew and Crew Dragon landed in the Gulf of Mexico at 21.48 BCE last Sunday.


Crew Dragon, which was loaded on SpaceX's GO Navigator after landing, arrived at the main port last night. The ship and Crew Dragon quickly moved to the submarine basin of the US Navy in the area. Here the vehicle was unloaded, and the spacecraft set out for transport to SpaceX's Cape Canevral facilities.


Crew Dragon's historic mission ended:


The historic crewed mission that began with SpaceX launching NASA astronauts Behnken and Hurley from Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center on May 30 officially ended when the spacecraft arrived at the harbour on Friday night. The duo spent 63 days in space; He assisted other crew members at the station with issues such as station maintenance, research experiments and spacewalk.


The Crew Dragon spacecraft, which set out to return to Earth from the International Space Station on August 1, successfully landed on the coast of Pensacola in the Gulf of Mexico on August 2. During the landing, the rescuers were standing by to take the capsule out of the water and return it to the shore.


Loaded into GO Navigator shortly after landing, the Dragon's lid was opened, and the two astronauts were taken out after about 10 minutes. After the astronauts were safely landed, GO Navigator's journey to Port Canaveral began. Sailing towards the Florida peninsula, the boat reached the pier after a 5-day trip.

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