Mission control to astronauts: ‘Thank you for flying SpaceX’ as NASA astronauts make first splashdown in 45 years.
The spacecraft is set to undock from the ISS around 8 pm ET on Saturday, August 1, with plans for its official splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean the next day Sunday, August 2, around 3 pm.
The Hubble Space Telescope was launched in 1990 and remains one of the largest and most versatile telescopes that scientists have ever deployed for studying the cosmos.
When does an aircraft become a spacecraft? This was once a subject of significant debate until a clear line of demarcation was established at an altitude of approximately 100 km (60 mi) above sea level.