SpaceX Crew Dragon landed successfully

Two American astronauts landed in the Gulf of Mexico, from the International Space Station on Sunday, on the Dragon capsule, successfully crowning this first mission of SpaceX that has signed a contract with NASA.

The Dragon capsule landed off Pensacola, Florida as predicted at 14:48.

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Four large parachutes slowed down the descent of the capsule, which was immediately recovered by a SpaceX special boat.

The flight manager told the astronauts:

“Welcome to Earth, and thank you for traveling with SpaceX.”

SpaceX Crew Dragon successfully landed

Images credit NASA