SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts will return to Earth Sunday after weather delay – Space.com April 30, 2021 – Space Saturdays May 1, 2021

I saw this announcement a few days ago on Space.com website – SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts will return to Earth Sunday after weather delay: https://www.space.com/nasa-spacex-crew-1-landing-delayed-again. Worth a read if you are into things space-related. Much longer article, but article has a photo.

Tereza Pultarova – Senior Writer April 30, 2021

NASA and SpaceX have delayed the return to Earth for four astronauts on the Crew-1 mission to the International Space Station until Sunday (May 2) due to bad weather.The International Space Station might be bigger than a football field, but it’s equipped with just seven permanent sleeping pods, each about the size of a phone booth. NASA has to get creative for those rare times when there are more people than beds.

SpaceX’s Crew-1 Dragon capsule and its crew of four were scheduled to undock from the station today (April 30) and splashdown just before midday on Saturday (May 1). Their departure had already been delayed from Wednesday (April 28) due to weather. The astronauts will now return on Sunday with a splashdown at 2:57 a.m. EDT (0657 GMT).--snip–

https://www.space.com/nasa-spacex-crew-1-landing-delayed-again

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