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SpaceX Dragon crew capsule returns to Earth after three weeks at the International Space Station

Daytona Beach, FL — Update:

After undocking Wednesday, the Axiom Space AX-3 crew splashes down off the coast of Daytona Beach this morning.

The European crew spent about three weeks conducting experiments at the International Space Station.

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Original Report:

After high winds made for delays in undocking, the crew of the Axiom Ax-3 mission is headed back to Earth. The four person all European crew left Earth’s surface Jan. 18.

The SpaceX Dragon crew capsule undocked at 9:20 am Wednesday morning. SpaceX confirmed separation of the capsule at 9:21 am on X. Initial attempts to undock were delayed from Saturday, Monday and Tuesday. According to SpaceX, it will take the crew just under 48 hours to return to Earth’s surface.

The astronauts are expected to splashdown off of Florida’s coast with a targeted time of 8:30 am Friday.

Casey Wright

Casey Wright, WDBO News & Talk

Casey is a former Producer, currently a News Anchor/On-Air talent at WDBO news.

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