SpaceX Dragon capsule returns from space station

February 11, 2015 1:53 AM

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) - A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship made a parachute return into the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday, while high winds in Florida scrapped plans for the company’s Falcon rocket launch, NASA said.

The Dragon capsule departed the International Space Station at 2:10 p.m. EST and splashed down about 260 miles (418 km) southwest of Long Beach, California, about 5.5 hours later.

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