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SpaceX crew hail flight as success after first splashdown in 45 years

The landmark SpaceX test flight was hailed a success on Sunday after two NASA astronauts returned to Earth in the first splashdown by a US space crew in 45 years. It was the first commercially built and operated spacecraft to carry people to and from orbit. The return clears the way for another SpaceX crew launch as early as next month and possible tourist flights next year.

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