October 4, 2023

By Marcia Dunn | Related Press

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — 4 astronauts returned to Earth early Monday after a six-month keep on the Worldwide Area Station.

Their SpaceX capsule parachuted into the Atlantic off the Florida coast.

Returning have been NASA astronauts Stephen Bowen and Warren “Woody” Hoburg, Russia’s Andrei Fedyaev and the United Arab Emirates’ Sultan al-Neyadi, t he first particular person from the Arab world to spend an prolonged time in orbit.

Earlier than departing the area station, they mentioned they have been craving scorching showers, steaming cups of espresso and the ocean air since arriving in March. Their homecoming was delayed a day due to poor climate on the splashdown areas.

SpaceX launched their replacements over every week in the past.