Two astronauts are preparing to return Earth aboard SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spaceship. Watch their fiery homecoming live online via NASA TV.

NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken are the first humans SpaceX rocketed into orbit.
NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken are the first humans SpaceX rocketed into orbit.

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  • SpaceX’s Crew Dragon became the first crewed, commercially developed spaceship to dock at the International Space Station in May.

  • This weekend, the ship and its astronauts — Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley — are set to return to Earth.

  • Their historic flight includes a planned undocking on Saturday and a scorching, speedy fall through our atmosphere on Sunday, and you can watch the journey live on NASA TV below.

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Despite the threat of Hurricane Isaias strafing coastal Florida with brutal weather, NASA and SpaceX are “go” to return the first commercial astronauts to planet Earth this weekend.

SpaceX made history in May when it became the first company to launch a crewed spaceship to the International Space Station. In doing so, Elon Musk’s rocket

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Atlanta Police Chief Quits, Fiery Protests Erupt After Black Man Shot Dead


The police shooting of a black man plunged Atlanta into turmoil on Saturday, with the police chief resigning and protesters shutting down two highways and setting fire to the Wendy’s restaurant where it happened.

It was the latest paroxysm of unrest in Atlanta, where there have been demonstrations for weeks—first over the killing of Ahmaud Arbery by white men in southeast Georgia and then over the death of George Floyd at the hands of a white cop in Minneapolis.

Like the Arbery and Floyd slayings, the shooting of Rayshard Brooks on Friday night was captured on cellphone video. Within hours, demonstrators had gathered and by afternoon, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the resignation of Chief Erika Shields and condemned the officers’ actions. The police officer who fired the fatal shots was fired hours later, and the other officer was placed on administrative duty.

“I firmly believe that there is

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