SpaceX's Crew-3 Astronaut Mission's
Return to Earth early Friday (May 6) was captured in epic photos as the crew wrapped up a half-year on the International Space Station.
Both NASA And SpaceX
Which supplied Crew-3's Dragon capsule for the agency, captured the streaking spacecraft high in the atmosphere.
It Was Captured In The Minutes
Before the successful splashdown at 12:43 a.m. EDT (0443 GMT), 176 days after their mission began.
The Epic Photos Show
A meteor-like vehicle moving fast through the atmosphere with four individuals on board
Aubrey Gemignani captured the Dragon capsule's reentry in a several photos.
The Returning Endurance Spacecraft
Was visible in Mexico, Florida and nearby areas, generating some social media shares from people who got up early.
While It Typically Takes About
A day of time on our planet to fully recover from each day in space, the astronauts should be able to resume many of their normal activities