SpaceX Crew-1 lands in Gulf of Mexico following record mission for NASA

The four astronauts aboard SpaceX’s Crew-1 Dragon capsule returned safely to Earth on Sunday, landing in the Gulf of Mexico after a record-breaking mission to the International Space Station.

The astronauts spent over five months in space on “Resilience,” the longest-ever time spent for a crew launched in a U.S.-made spacecraft, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The crew traveled 71,242,199 statute miles during their 168 days in orbit, according to NASA data.

NASA astronauts Mike Hopkins, Shannon Walker, Victor Glover, and Japan’s Soichi Noguchi were launched to the space station via the Dragon capsule after the Falcon 9 rocket took off
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