The SpaceX crew splashes again to earth after the document mission

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the Crew Dragon capsule is launched on April 23, 2021 with four astronauts on a NASA commercial crew mission to the International Space Station at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Joe Skipper | Reuters

The four astronauts aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule have returned to Earth and made a parachute landing in the Gulf of Mexico after a record-breaking mission to the International Space Station. The astronauts spent five months in space, the longest time any crew has spent in an American-built spaceship.

Shannon Walker, Mike Hopkins and Victor Glover from NASA and Soichi Noguchi from Japan reached the space station via the kite capsule last November.

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