NASA and SpaceX made history on Sunday, August 2 with the successful splashdown and recovery the Dragon Endeavor capsule. Astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley completed their 64-day mission to the International Space Station, and in doing so changed the future of spaceflight forever. They even got Elon Musk to stop tweeting pyramid memes for a moment! Join Dan Casey on a brand new Nerdist News to find out how this mission is one small step for man and one giant leap for commercial space travel!
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