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SpaceX’s Crew Dragon splashes down, setting record for US spaceflight

Astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker and Soichi Noguchi shortly after splashing down in SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule

SpaceX and NASA have rounded out their first commercial mission together with a successful splashdown of the Crew Dragon spacecraft with four astronauts onboard. The safe return of the capsule comes nearly six months after it first arrived at the International Space Station (ISS), setting a new record as the longest-duration mission for a crewed American spacecraft.

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