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Crew Dragon splashes down to end Ax-3 mission
Posted: Sun, Feb 11, 2024, 6:36 AM ET (1136 GMT)
Ax-3 Crew Dragon splashdown (SpaceX) A Crew Dragon spacecraft returned to Earth Friday to conclude the Ax-3 private astronaut mission. The Crew Dragon spacecraft Freedom splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean near Daytona Beach, Florida, at 8:30 am EST (1330 GMT). The splashdown concluded a mission lasting more than three weeks, including two and a half weeks at the International Space Station. Poor weather delayed the spacecraft's return by nearly a week.
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