Four astronauts from the International Space Station have returned to Earth


The SpaceX capsule carrying four astronauts from the International Space Station (ISS) landed safely – shortly before midnight (Greece time) – off the coast of Florida.

With the “Freedom” capsule, three American astronauts and an Italian colleague returned to Earth, completing their almost 6-month stay on the ISS.

The Crew-4 mission, which launched its mission to the ISS on April 27, included Americans Kiel Lindgren (49 years old), Jessica Watkins (34 years old), Bob Hines (47 years old) and Italian Samantha Cristoferretti (45 years old). , which was in charge.

The capsule landed safely at 16:55 (local time) with the help of parachutes, and the process was broadcast live on the Internet by the US space agency (NASA) and Elon Musk’s private company SpaceX.

The four astronauts returned to Earth a week after arriving at the International Space Station as part of the Crew-5 mission, which includes Russian cosmonaut Anna Kikina, American astronauts Josh Cassada and Nicole Mann, and their Japanese colleague Koichi Wakata.


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