Dragon Endeavour shortly after it was hoisted from the Gulf of Mexico on the deck of the SpaceX recovery vessel “GO Navigator.” Image credit: NASA TV
Beginning at 4:45 p.m. EDT, NASA will provide live coverage of a news conference following a successful splashdown and recovery of NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley in the SpaceX Crew Dragon “Endeavour” to complete the SpaceX Demo-2 test flight.
Participants in the news conference from NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston are:
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine
Gwynne Shotwell, president and chief operating officer at SpaceX
Steve Stich, manager of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program
Joel Montalbano, manager of NASA’s International Space Station Program
SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts Mike Hopkins, Victor Glover, and Shannon Walker of NASA, and Soichi Noguchi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken inside SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Endeavor. Image credit: NASA TV
Dragon Endeavour splashed down off the coast of Pensacola, Florida, at 2:48 p.m. EDT to complete a 64-day mission since their launch May 30 from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The Crew Dragon hatch was opened at 3:59 p.m., and Behnken and Hurley exited ...