Dragon Endeavour remains GO for splashdown

NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley. | photo: SpaceX

Space Coast, FL – After a thorough overview of the weather and seven surrounding splashdown locations, NASA and SpaceX have agreed to keep the schedule of Bob & Doug with Dragon Endeavour’s return on Sunday August 2, 2020 at 1442 EDT (1842 UTC).

A close monitor of Hurricane Isaisas will be evaluated to the impacts around the state of Florida peninsula and all possible splashdown locations. The decision of a primary splashdown location will be made about six hours prior to undocking the ISS on Saturday.

The undocking is still scheduled for 1934 EDT (2234 UTC), Saturday August 1, 2020. This marks the first ever return of a commercially manufactured and operated USA spacecraft carrying astronauts from the International Space Station (ISS). This will also wrap up the Demonstration Mission 2 (DM-2) that will then be analyzed and most likely certified for operational Human Spaceflight missions to and from the ISS.

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Jon Van Horne
Jon Van Horne

He began his career in media as a multimedia designer and developer in Montreal, Quebec. He developed a passion for media during his job in Photography and Video at a Montreal media content company. Other passions in media, photography/videography and soon going back to school in engineering.