After 167 days in space, the longest duration mission for a U.S. spacecraft since the final Skylab mission in 1974, Dragon and the Crew-1 astronauts, @Astro_illini, @AstroVicGlover, Shannon Walker and @Astro_Soichi, returned to Earth this morning!
After a six-month stay, Dragon and the Crew-1 astronauts are set to depart from the @Space_Station tonight at 8:35 p.m. ET and return to Earth. Weather conditions off the coast of Florida continue to look good for tomorrow’s splashdown at ~2:57 a.m. ET → spacex.com/launches
🪂@NASAA’s@SpaceXX Crew-1 mission is now targeted to return to Earth no earlier than about 2:57am ET on May 2 in the Gulf of Mexico. Crew Dragon Resilience is scheduled to undock from the@Space_Stationn at 8:35pm on May 1 to begin the journey home:go.nasa.gov/3ev4SJMtC
Launch Update 🚀@NASAA and@SpaceXX now are targeting Friday, April 23 at 5:49 a.m. ET for the launch of the Crew-2 mission to the@Space_Stationn due to unfavorable weather conditions along the flight path on Thursday.