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The SpaceX manned capsule landed on Earth after being photographed from the space station

BingMag.com The SpaceX manned capsule landed on Earth after being photographed from the space station

A few minutes ago, the astronauts of the SpaceX 2 mission were finally separated from the International Space Station after many changes to the program, and after shooting After another 200 days in space, NASA astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur, along with " Akihiko Hoshide from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and ThomasPesquet, an astronaut from the European Space Agency, said goodbye to their orbit a few minutes ago and boarded the Dragon Space Endeavor capsule. They landed on land to land at 22:33 Eastern time (07:03 tomorrow morning Tehran time) according to the weather forecast.

Valves between the Dragon manned capsule and the space station The International Time Zone was closed at 12:40 PM (21:10 Tehran time) and the separation operation was closed at 2:05 PM time zone. Raqi (22:35 Tehran time) took place. Despite extensive changes to the Cru-3 crew's deployment schedule and the return of the Cru-2 mission astronauts, this time, a few hours before the operation, the conditions were finally favorable.

Crow-2 astronauts even after Separation from the space station is another mission, and they are supposed to photograph this veteran orbital laboratory by orbiting the International Space Station by Dragon Capsule. This activity is designed to allow the crew and people on Earth to inspect the space station's exterior to assess potential areas that need attention.

BingMag.com The SpaceX manned capsule landed on Earth after being photographed from the space station

SpaceX flight path for shooting from the International Space Station
Credit: SpaceX

He also noted that cameras have been installed outside the station but their number and range of vision are limited, so a passageway with the spacecraft around the station allows crews to use a variety of targets, such as ports and more. Take pictures of external structures that there is no other way to see.

BingMag.com The SpaceX manned capsule landed on Earth after being photographed from the space station

The first look of the SpaceX spacecraft as it orbits the space station for imaging
Credit: NASA

With the separation of the Crow-2 mission manned capsule, SpaceX can now launch its next spacecraft to the Crow International Space Station. Do 3 on Wednesday evening (Thursday morning Tehran time). NASA and SpaceX are now targeting the Eastern Time Zone (05:33 Tehran time) at 21:03 for the launch from the Kennedy Space Center's 39A complex.

Raja Chari, Tom Marshburn and Kayla Barron will travel with the European Space Agency astronaut Matthias Maurer to the International Space Station within 24 hours of launch. Arrive and start a six-month stay.

Cover Photo: Endor Dragon SpaceX Capsule on the Crow-2 Mission Moments Before Separation from the International Space Station
Credit: NASA


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