NASA Schedules August 2 as Return Date for Demo-2 Astronauts Written 20 July 2020


NASA’s Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley pictured in front of a SpaceX Crew Dragon | NASA

CBS News reported that NASA astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken, “who were launched to the International Space Station on May 30 aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft, plan to return to Earth on August 2, weather permitting.” The two astronauts “will descend by parachute to an ocean splashdown to close out a historic 64-day test flight.” NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine “posted a tweet Friday to make the landing target official, warning ‘weather will drive the actual date. Stay tuned.’”
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