Spacexs private-ax-1-astronaut mission leave the space station
The First-Ever All-Private Astronaut
Mission to the International Space Station (ISS) is about to head for home, and you can watch the departure live.
A SpaceX Dragon Capsule Carrying The
Four crewmembers of the Ax-1 mission is scheduled to leave the orbiting lab today, April 23 after a two-week stay.
The Hatches Between The Dragon
And the ISS will close at about 4:30 p.m.
EDT (2030 GMT)
, and the SpaceX craft will undock just over two hours later.
If All Goes According To Plan
The Dragon capsule, named Endeavour, will splash down off the Florida coast on Sunday (April 24) at 1:46 p.m. EDT (1746 GMT).
Ax-1 Is Commanded By Former NASA
Astronaut Michael López-Alegría, who is now Axiom's vice president of business development.
The Other Three Crewmembers
Are paying customers — American
Larry Connor, Canadian Mark Pathy and Israeli Eytan Stibbe.
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