The spacecraft Crew Dragon returned to Earth

The spacecraft Crew Dragon splashed down in the Atlantic ocean off the coast of Florida, completing the first manned flight to the International space station.

He touched the water in the calculation 21:48 Moscow time.

Earlier, in the area of the splashdown has already sent a rescue ship Go Navigator. Astronauts will be able to leave the capsule after experts will examine her and raise on Board.

While they remain inside. The release of the crew was delayed because of the high content of dinitrogen tetroxide on the surface of the capsule.

"In large volumes it can be toxic, so out of caution, waiting for lower figures," said leading broadcast NASA.

Then Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken, who returned from the ISS, will pass medical examination. Astronauts will ship first to a military base on the coast of Florida, and then transported to Houston. The crew members have said that they feel good. The President of the United States Donald trump congratulated them on their return to Earth.

Developed by SpaceX, the spacecraft went to the ISS in late may, astronauts spent in orbit for two months. After testing unmanned and manned missions NASA certifies Dragon Crew for nominal missions, the first of which is scheduled for September.

Crew Dragon became the first private manned spacecraft. Now the US can regain the ability to independently conduct manned space flight: the past nine years, the Americans on the ISS for a fee delivered the Soyuz spacecraft. The head of the press service of Roskosmos Vladimir Ustimenko previously noted that the Russian cosmonauts in the future in cooperation with NASA unable to fly on American ships and Crew Dragon Cockpit, and American astronauts will continue to exchange to get to the ISS on Russian ships.