SpaceX, NASA enjoy temperature for historic astronaut splashdown on Sunday

SpaceX, NASA watch weather for historic astronaut splashdown on Sunday

SpaceX is all set to return its 1st NASA astronaut crew to Earth, but a likely tropical cyclone brewing in the Atlantic could bring about delays. 

The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft, referred to as Endeavour, is scheduled to splash down off the Florida coast on Sunday afternoon (Aug. 2). Its crew, NASA’s Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, is wrapping up a historic two-thirty day period take a look at flight, the first orbital trip by astronauts on a industrial spacecraft. Their splashdown will also mark the 1st drinking water landing by American astronauts because the Apollo-Soyuz mission in July 1975.

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