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2 May 2021

Astronauts in SpaceX capsule splash-land on Earth

News Correspondent

Four astronauts have made it safely back to Earth in a capsule made by Elon Musk’s SpaceX.

The vesselĀ  made a night time splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico – ending the first full mission to ferry NASA astronauts to the International Space Station in partnership with a private company.

The astronauts – three Americans and one Japanese – had spent six months in space.