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Main » 2012 » June » 1 » Dragon returned to Earth following historic flight.


Dragon returned to Earth following historic flight.
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Six days after arriving at the International Space Station on a demonstration flight, SpaceX's "Dragon” unmanned supply spacecraft departed the complex on May 31, 2012.
At 08:07 UTC astronauts Andre Kuipers and Joseph Acaba undocked the "Dragon” vehicle from the "Harmony” module of the ISS with the help of Canadarm robotic arm and released it at 09:49 UTC.
photo by NASA
 
At 15:42 UTC the "Dragon” splashed down in the Pacific Ocean in a distance of about 740 kilometers to south-west from Los-Angeles.
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