WATCH: NASA, SpaceX Crew-3 Flight Safely Splashes Down Off Florida Coast Near Tampa

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ABOVE VIDEO: NASA and SpaceX are targeting 12:43 a.m. EDT on Friday for the splashdown and conclusion of the Crew-3 flight, wrapping up a nearly six-month science mission.

NASA and SpaceX are targeting 12:43 a.m. EDT on Friday, May 6, for the splashdown and conclusion of the Crew-3 flight, wrapping up a nearly six-month science mission. (NASA image)

(NASA) – NASA will provide live coverage of the upcoming return activities for the agency’s SpaceX Crew-3 mission.

The mission will depart from the International Space Station with NASA astronauts Kayla Barron, Raja Chari, and Tom Marshburn, as well as ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Matthias Maurer.

NASA and SpaceX are targeting 12:43 a.m. EDT on Friday for the splashdown and conclusion of the Crew-3 flight, wrapping up a nearly six-month science mission.

The spacecraft undocked from the space station to begin the journey home at 1:05 a.m. on Thursday, May 5.

The Dragon spacecraft, named Endurance by the crew, will autonomously undock, depart the space station, and splash down at one of seven targeted landing zones in the Atlantic Ocean or the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida. Endurance also will return important and time-sensitive research to Earth.

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