China News Service, April 26th, a comprehensive report, on the 25th local time, the first "all-private" aerospace team organized by a private company to the International Space Station in the United States returned to Earth on the "Dragon" spacecraft of SpaceX. Landed safely off the coast of Florida in the southeastern United States.
According to the Associated Press, the "Dragon" spacecraft was launched on April 8 and was originally scheduled to stay at the International Space Station for eight days, but had to extend the trip due to weather.
Data map: At 11:17 local time on April 8, SpaceX's "Falcon 9" rocket was launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, sending four civilian passengers to the International Space Station.
The space flight was organized by Axiom Space, an American private space company, and the four space tourists were former NASA astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegría, American Real Estate Tycoon Larry Connor, Canadian investor Mark Pathy and Israeli businessman Eytan Stibbe.
Four space travelers spent about 15 days on the International Space Station, according to CNN.
They follow a strict schedule with about 14 hours of activities a day, including conducting scientific studies designed by hospitals, universities, tech companies, and more.
The report also said it was unclear how much the space trip would cost.
Axiom Space previously disclosed that a 10-day trip to the International Space Station would cost $55 million per seat, but the company declined to comment on the financial terms of this particular mission, other than to say the price in a 2021 press conference for "tens of millions" of dollars.Keywords: