1 week Astronauts face final leg of SpaceX test flight: coming home Inquirer
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. --- A pair of NASA astronauts face the final and most important part of their SpaceX test flight: returning to Earth with a rare splashdown.         Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken took part in a farewell ceremony Saturday at the International Space Station, several hours ahead of their planned departure on a SpaceX Dragon capsule. Despite approaching Hurricane Isaias, NASA said the weather looks favorable for a Sunday afternoon splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico near Pensacola, Florida, the new prime site. It will be the first splashdown for astronauts in 45 years. The ... more