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SpaceX Dragon astronauts safely back on Earth after Florida splashdown

The first NASA-SpaceX astronauts have safely returned to Earth after more than two months in space, splashing down near Pensacola, Florida, at 2:48 p.m. ET.

NASA astronauts aim for Florida coast to end SpaceX flight

The SpaceX capsule is headed toward a Sunday afternoon descent to Earth.

Astronauts squeeze in last spacewalk before SpaceX departure

Astronauts are squeezing in one last spacewalk before turning their attention to the all-important end to SpaceX's first crew flight.

Massive Sahara desert dust plume drifting toward the United States

Each summer massive plumes of dust traverse the atmosphere above the tropical Atlantic Ocean, traveling 5,000 miles from the Sahara desert in northern Africa all the way to the southern United States.
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SpaceX rocket ship lifts off with 2 Americans

A rocket ship designed and built by Elon Musk’s SpaceX company has lifted off with two Americans on a history-making flight to the International Space Station.

2 astronauts arrive at launch pad for historic SpaceX flight

Despite more storms in the forecast, two NASA astronauts have arrived at the launch pad for another attempt at a history-making ride into orbit aboard a rocket ship built by the SpaceX company.

Historic SpaceX launch postponed because of stormy weather

The launch of a SpaceX rocket ship with two NASA astronauts on a history-making flight into orbit has been called off with 16 minutes to go in the countdown because of the danger of lightning.

SpaceX ready to launch NASA astronauts, how to watch

A SpaceX rocket is ready to boost two NASA astronauts into orbit from Kennedy Space Center.

How to watch the SpaceX Crew Dragon launch

Working through dismal weather, SpaceX engineers pressed ahead Monday with preparations to launch two astronauts aboard a Crew Dragon spacecraft Wednesday, the first piloted flight to orbit from U.S. soil in nearly nine years.

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