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SpaceX returns 4 astronauts to Earth, ending 200-day flight

Nov. 09, 2021 13:43 PM EST

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Four astronauts returned to Earth on Monday, riding home with SpaceX to end a 200-day space station mission that began last spring. Their capsule streaked through the late night sky like a dazzling meteor before parachuting into the Gulf of...

No toilet for returning SpaceX crew, stuck using diapers

Nov. 05, 2021 21:46 PM EDT

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The astronauts who will depart the International Space Station on Sunday will be stuck using diapers on the way home because of their capsule's broken toilet. NASA astronaut Megan McArthur described the situation Friday as “suboptimal" but...