NASA astronauts Stephen Bowen and Woody Hoburg, UAE (United Arab Emirates) astronaut Sultan Alneyadi, and Roscosmos cosmonaut Andrey Fedyaev splashed down safely within the SpaceX Dragon Endeavour within the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Jacksonville, Florida, at 12:17 a.m. EDT after 186 days in area.
Groups on the SpaceX restoration ship, together with two quick boats, now are within the technique of securing Dragon and guaranteeing the spacecraft is secure for the restoration effort. Because the quick boat groups full their work, the restoration ship will transfer into place to hoist Dragon onto the primary deck with the astronauts inside. As soon as on the primary deck, the crew will probably be taken out of the spacecraft and obtain medical checks earlier than a helicopter experience to board a airplane for Houston.
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