05:52 GMT09 May 2021
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    Crew-1’s undocking and splashdown were previously rescheduled from 28 April because of poor weather conditions as the forecast predicted wind speeds above the recovery criteria in the landing area.

    Watch a live broadcast of hatch closure of the Crew Dragon “Resilience” as NASA’s SpaceX crew is set to return to Earth. 

    The Crew Dragon spaceship, named Resilience, with four astronauts on board, including NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, and Shannon Walker, and Soichi Noguchi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, will return to Earth on 1 May – several days later than planned. Although the spacecraft's landing was scheduled for 28 April, it had to be postponed because of the forecast bad weather at the landing area.

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    Crew Dragon Spacecraft, International Space Station, NASA, SpaceX
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