SpaceX Dragon makes rare nighttime splashdown

SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida overnight, making the first nighttime return with U.S. astronauts since 1968.
2:00 | 05/02/21

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