SpaceX Four astronauts were successfully returned from the International Space Station.

Four astronauts returned to Earth today in a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft, bringing their six-month stint on the International Space Station to a close (ISS).

The crew dived through Earth's atmosphere after disengaging from the ISS early Thursday morning, splashing down beneath parachutes off the coast of Florida at 12:43 a.m. ET.

Three NASA astronauts — Tom Marshburn, Raja Chari, and Kayla Barron — as well as European Space Agency astronaut Matthias Maurer were on board the Crew Dragon.

The astronauts, who were part of the Crew-3 mission, launched to orbit in the same Crew Dragon in November.

They've been living and working on the orbiting lab since docking, performing science experiments and maintaining the station via spacewalks.

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