An American astronaut celebrates his return to Earth after an absence of 6 months

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The American astronaut, Mike Hopkins, sent his first message after returning to Earth on board the International Space Station, “Space X”, after half a year in space, and confirmed his lack of planet Earth, which he always looked at from the window of his room in the spacecraft Crew Dragon, Named Resilience.

Mike Hopkins on Twitter
Mike Hopkins on Twitter

The American astronaut, Mike Hopkins, posted pictures of him after his return to Earth on his personal account on the “Twitter” site, expressing the celebration of returning to planet Earth, and commenting on it, “A wonderful feeling of returning to Earth .. I may miss the views outside the window of a room Resilience My own tonight, but I am happy to be back home. “

The journey returns to earth
The journey returns to earth

Mike Hopkins after comeback
Mike Hopkins after comeback

And the Spice X crew of four astronauts, returned to Earth, on Sunday, after six months on board the International Space Station, and the crew of Space X Dragon consists of NASA astronauts Mike Hopkins, Victor Glover and Shannon, Walker and the astronaut of the Japanese Space Exploration Agency Jaksa Soichi Noguchi . The return trip took place in the Spice X Dragon capsule.

The mission marks the first of six manned SpaceX flights planned as part of NASA’s commercial crew program, and crew members have contributed hundreds of scientific investigations and technical presentations while on board the orbiting laboratory.

The astronauts set off from the station at 8:35 pm EST (0035 GMT) on Saturday, May 1, then their Dragon spacecraft conducted a series of short maneuvers to move away from the space station.

The quartet of astronauts spent six months in space as part of the first long-crewed flight ofSpaceX, it’s called Crew-1, Which was launched last November over a Falcon 9 rocket, and that flight followed a successful test flight of the Dragon spacecraft that transported two NASA astronauts to the space station last May.



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