SpaceX capsule carrying first all-civilian crew splashes down off the coast of Florida

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Published on 19 Sep 2021, 15:22
The SpaceX Inspiration4 mission safely splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean off Florida's coast, completing a three-day flight of the first all-civilian crew ever launched into Earth's orbit.

SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule parachuted into the sea around 7pm local time on Saturday after an automated re-entry descent.

Within an hour the four smiling crew members were seen emerging one by one from the capsule's side hatch after the vehicle, visibly scorched on its exterior, was hoisted from the ocean to the deck of a SpaceX recovery vessel.

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