SpaceX’s Crew 6 astronauts are getting ready to come back to Earth. They talked to reporters about leaving the International Space Station (ISS) soon.
The Crew 6 astronauts are expected to depart the ISS on September 2nd.
The leader of NASA’s Crew 6 astronauts, Stephen Bowen, thinks highly of his team on the International Space Station. He feels lucky and proud to work with them and believes they are the best crew he could ask for.
Four new astronauts from SpaceX’s Crew-7 mission will join the current crew on the International Space Station on August 25. They will dock on August 26. This will happen before the Crew 6 astronauts return to Earth.
You can watch the 6 astronauts leave the ISS live on Space.com.
CNBC reports that the Crew 6 astronauts have four members, including two Americans, one Russian, and one Emirati.
NASA astronauts Warren Hoburg and Bowen, Roscosmos cosmonaut Andrey Fedyaev, and United Arab Emirates astronaut Sultan Alneyadi are the Crew 6 astronauts, according to CNBC.
In March 2023, SpaceX sent the Crew-6 mission to space for NASA. The mission included the Crew 6 astronauts.