Two astronauts are preparing to return Earth aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon spaceship. Watch their fiery homecoming live online via NASA TV.




Two astronauts are preparing to return Earth aboard SpaceX\
Two astronauts are preparing to return Earth aboard SpaceX\'s Crew Dragon spaceship. Watch their fiery homecoming live online via NASA TV.  
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