Crew-2’s Return Delayed by High Wind, Crew-3 to Launch Later This Week Written 8 November 2021


SpaceX Crew-2 mission members. Pictured left to right are NASA astronauts Megan McArthur and Shane Kimbrough, JAXA astronaut Akihiko Hoshide and ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet. | NASA

The AP reports that high wind “off the Florida coast has prompted SpaceX to delay the return of four space station astronauts in orbit since spring.” Due to the weather, Space X has rescheduled the departure from the International Space Station to Monday afternoon, “with a nighttime return to conclude their six-month mission.”
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