Mission Reports

Live coverage: Four-person space station returns to Earth

NASA commander Nicole Mann, pilot Josh Cassada, Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata, and Russian cosmonaut Anna Kikina undocked from the International Space Station at 2:20 a.m. EST (0720 GMT) Saturday aboard SpaceX’s Dragon Endurance spacecraft. Wrapping up a five-month mission, the commercial crew capsule splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida at 9:02 p.m. EST Saturday (0202 GMT Sunday).