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Axiom 1 mission's departure from space station postponed
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The Axiom 1 mission astronauts will spend a few extra hours aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
According to NASA, the Dragon Endeavour spacecraft's planned departure from the orbiting laboratory has been delayed due to unfavorable weather at the splashdown location for the recovery of the crew.
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"Weather permitting, the four-member private astronaut crew now is targeted to undock at about 10 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, to begin the journey home with splashdown off the coast of Florida no earlier than approximately 3:24 p.m. EDT Wednesday, April 20," the agency said in a blog post.
The hatch closure is set for 8 p.m. ET and coverage for the unlocking begins at 9:45 p.m. ET.