After leaving the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Nick Hague, Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and Roscosmos spaceflight participant Hazzaa Ali Almansoori landed safely in Kazakhstan on Friday.
Hague and Ovchinin launched March 14, along with NASA astronaut Christina Koch, who remains at the International Space Station.
Hague and Ovchinin spent 203 days on the station, orbiting Earth 3,248 times and traveling 86.1 million miles, according to NASA.Hague conducted three spacewalks during his mission and Ovchinin conducted one spacewalk.
Almansoori spent eight days on the station and covered 128 orbits of Earth with a journey of 3.1 million miles, becoming the first person from the UAE to fly in space.
He launched on September 25 with NASA astronaut Jessica Meir and Oleg Skripochka of Roscosmos.
After postlanding medical checks, Hague will return to Houston, and Ovchinin and Almansoori will return to Star City, Russia
U.S. astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, who flew to the International Space Station in SpaceX's new Crew Dragon, splashed down in the capsule in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday (August 2) after a two-month voyage that was NASA's first crewed mission from home soil in nine years.
In a dramatic splashdown, two NASA astronauts returned to Earth on SpaceX capsule on Sunday. It was also the first splashdown by US astronauts in 45 years. Test pilots Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken arrived back on Earth in their SpaceX Dragon capsule named Endeavour, less than a day after departing the International Space Station and two months after blasting off from Florida. The capsule parachuted into the calm gulf waters about 40 miles off the coast of Pensacola, hundreds of miles from Tropical Storm Isaias pounding Florida’s Atlantic coast. “Welcome back to planet Earth and thanks for flying SpaceX,” said Mission Control from SpaceX headquarters.
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U.S. astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, who flew to the International Space Station in SpaceX's new Crew Dragon, splashed down in the capsule in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday after a two-month voyage that was NASA's first crewed mission from home soil in nine years. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
Nasa astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley are back on Earth after thefirst splashdown return in 45 years. The pair landed in the ocean, off thecoast of Florida, at around 7.48pm UK time on Sunday, after a 19-hour journeyfrom the International Space Station.
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Nasa astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley have said SpaceX’s astronautcarrier, the Crew Dragon, is ready to go on further missions following itssplashdown return on Sunday. The spacecraft landed on Sunday in the ocean offthe coast of Florida after a 19-hour journey from the International SpaceStation.
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Cats may have been our pets for much longer than previously thought. A new study shows that felines may have been pets for Kazakh pastoralists along the Silk Road over 1,000 years ago. Tests on a cat skeleton found in southern Kazakhstan revealed that cats may have been pets for nomadic herders. Researchers say it's rare to find an almost complete cat skeleton from this era. The skeleton allowed researchers to analyze the bones to see how the cat lived.
Three countries, newcomers United Arab Emirates and China, along with veteranthe US, are launching robotic spacecraft to the Red Planet. For decades,scientists have been using Mars-like environments here on Earth to test outnew technologies and theories before crewed missions to the planet.
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The first batch of Rafale jets took off from France to join the Indian Air Force on July 27. The jet will join Indian Air Force fleet at Ambala in Haryana on July 29. The aircraft will be refuelled by French Air Force tanker aircraft on their way to an airbase in the UAE before leaving for India.
While addressing a press conference in the national capital on July 23, the official spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Anurag Srivastava spoke on Kerala gold smuggling case. He said, "The matter is under investigation by National Investigation Agency (NIA). The United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorities are extending all necessary cooperation to us in the investigation."
Dr. Joseph Varon is frustrated. A surge in COVID-19 patients is straining his Houston, Texas hospital and yet, every day, he sees people on the street who are not wearing masks and not physically distancing. Conway G. Gittens has his story.