SpaceX with NASA crew is back home  

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  • August 5, 2020
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SpaceX with NASA crew is back home  

Part of: GS Prelims – Science and Technology – Space missions 

In news: 

  • Two NASA astronauts returned to Earth in their SpaceX Dragon capsule named Endeavour after successful two-month mission. 
  • It was the first splashdown by U.S. astronauts in 45 years, with the first commercially built and operated spacecraft to carry people to and from orbit.  

Do you know? 

  • SpaceX’s Crew Dragon craft had delivered Nasa astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) and became the first human spaceflight with private collaboration. 

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