Before You Go . . .
Welcome home! The SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour spacecraft made history and attracted a crowd as it landed in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Pensacola, Florida, on Sunday, August 2, 2020. NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley were on board as part of the Demo-2 test flight for NASA’s Commercial Crew Program. This was the first program to deliver astronauts to the International Space Station and return them safely to Earth aboard a commercially built and operated spacecraft. Behnken and Hurley returned after spending sixty-four days in space, also marking the first time in forty-five years that American astronauts returned to Earth by splashdown.
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