SpaceX Crew Dragon splashes down off Florida

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The SpaceX Crew Dragon “Endeavour” spacecraft carrying two NASA astronauts parachuted to a splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida on Sunday, completing a two-month mission to the International Space Station (ISS), Trend reports citing Xinhua.

The spacecraft splashed down off the coast of Pensacola, Florida at 2:48 p.m. EDT (1848 GMT) Sunday.

The return of the test flight with NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley from the ISS marks the first splashdown of an American crew spacecraft in 45 years, said NASA.