February 23, 2024

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Watch Ax-3 astronauts leave the International Space Station in a SpaceX Dragon capsule on February 5 after a delay

Watch Ax-3 astronauts leave the International Space Station in a SpaceX Dragon capsule on February 5 after a delay

The four astronauts on the special Ax-3 mission will depart the International Space Station in their SpaceX Dragon capsule no later than Monday (February 5), and you can watch the event live.

Ax-3's Crew Dragon “Freedom” ship was scheduled to detach from the orbiting laboratory on Saturday (February 3) at 6:05 a.m. EDT (1105 GMT). However, bad weather in Freedom's splash zone – the ocean off the coast of Florida – scuppered this plan; The docking will now be canceled no later than Monday.