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VIDEOS: Cámara del volcán mexicano Popocatépetl capta a la cápsula Crew Dragon de SpaceX en su regreso a la Tierra

Video: Camera from Mexico’s Popocatepetl volcano captures SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule as it returns to Earth


November 9, 2021 15:33 GMT

The device was also seen from Mexico City, according to a video posted by a user on Twitter.

On Monday night, Mexico’s National Center for Disaster Prevention (CENAPRED) camera pointing at Popocatépetl volcano captured the moment SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule entered Earth, in Returns From a six-month mission to the International Space Station (ISS).

The moment was recorded just after 9:00 pm (local time) by the camera that monitors the activity of Popocatépetl from Tlamacas, in the state of Mexico, as posted by the Twitter account Webcams de México (webcamsdemexico).

The Crew Dragon capsule was also seen returning to Earth from Mexico City, according to a video posted by a Twitter user and confirmed by SkyAlert.

NASA and SpaceX reported that the capsule fell off the coast of Florida, in the Gulf of Mexico, at 22:33 local time (03:33 UTC), as planned.

Astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Megan MacArthur of NASA (US National Aeronautics and Space Administration) have arrived at the capsule. French Thomas Pesquet, ESA; and Akihiko Hoshied of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).

The Crew-2 space mission has been conducting science missions since April. At 19:05 UTC on Monday, the capsule was successfully removed from the International Space Station.

last week, he met That the crew would have to wear diapers on the return flight due to a leak in the capsule toilet, a situation the crew described as “suboptimal” but manageable.