BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — Update: Axiom-2 astronauts successfully splashed down Tuesday, and four astronauts were welcomed back to Earth.
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Astronauts with the Axiom-2 mission are set to return to Florida on Tuesday.
The Axiom-2 crew members are set to splash down off Florida’s coast around 11 p.m.
Their return will come after spending a week at the International Space Station.
Axiom-2 is the second private crew launch to visit the orbiting laboratory.
Spacecraft commander Peggy Whitson and others gave an emotional thank you message to other astronauts who welcomed them aboard the ISS.
A SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft is set to depart the space station around 11:05 a.m.
Channel 9 will continue to monitor the Axiom-2 crew’s return to Earth and will provide updates on Eyewitness News.
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