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SpaceX capsule and NASA astronauts return to Earth in first splashdown since 1975

CBS News Sunday, 2 August 2020
Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken, two NASA astronauts, returned to Earth in a dramatic, retro-style splashdown, their capsule parachuting into the Gulf of Mexico to close out an unprecedented test flight by Elon Musk's SpaceX company. Watch their landing and and commentary from CBS News space analyst Bill Harwood and retired Air Force veteran Colonel Scott Caine.
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News video: Astronauts Return To Earth In First Splashdown In 45 Years

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Laura Podesta reports the SpaceX capsule carrying Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken parachuted into the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday.

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