Live coverage: International Space Station crew lands in Kazakhstan
Russian commander Oleg Kononenko, Canadian co-pilot David Saint-Jacques and NASA flight engineer Anne McClain closed out a 204-day mission in orbit Monday with an undocking from the International Space Station at 7:25 p.m. EDT (2325 GMT), followed by landing in Kazakhstan aboard their Soyuz MS-11 capsule at 10:47 p.m. EDT (0247 GMT Tuesday).
American, Canadian, Russian space station fliers set for return to Earth
Dragon capsule returns to Earth from space station with 2.1 tons of cargo
Live coverage: Dragon cargo capsule returns to Earth
A commercial Dragon cargo capsule wrapped up a four-week stay at the International Space Station on Monday with a departure from the complex at 12:01 p.m. EDT (1601 GMT). The spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean at 5:48 p.m. EDT (2148 GMT) with several tons of research specimens and equipment.
Cosmonauts complete tasks outside space station, honor spacewalk pioneer
X-ray communications experiment delivered to space station
Q&A with Keith Gendreau, principal investigator of the first X-ray space communications experiment (members only)
SpaceX cargo ship reaches space station
SpaceX launches space station resupply mission, lands rocket on drone ship
With a thundering, sky-lighting predawn blastoff from Cape Canaveral, a Falcon 9 rocket fired into orbit early Saturday with a Dragon cargo capsule in pursuit of the International Space Station. Minutes later, the rocket’s first stage booster fell from the sky and executed a pinpoint propulsive landing just offshore, setting the stage for another resupply mission for NASA this summer using the same vehicle.