THE KENNEDY SPACE CENTER (CBSLA) — Two astronauts who were part of the historic launch to the International space station is expected to be home to to be, as long as the weather cooperates.
Doug Hurley, and Bob Behnken are on-board the international space station since May 31, when she blasted off from the kennedy space center in Hawthorne-based SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft.
It was also the first man to launch from AMERICAN soil since 2011.
Behnken, and Hurley, are expected to return the Crew to the Dragon on Saturday afternoon to begin their 19-hour journey back to the Earth. However, Mission Control was keeping a close eye on the aftermath of Hurricane Isaias.
If the storm makes it unsafe or insecure circumstances at the time of landing in the Atlantic Ocean, and the trip home will be delayed.