SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft Returns Bearing Gifts. 1.5 Tons of Experiments and Gear

October 27, 2014 2:57 PM

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SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft Returns Bearing Gifts. 1.5 Tons of Experiments and Gear

After spending more than a month at the International Space Station, the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft is back on Earth. On Saturday, it splashed down in the Pacific Ocean. A boat carried the spacecraft back to Los Angles, where the various experiment results and gear will be removed and sent back to NASA.

“This mission enabled research critical to achieving NASA’s goal of long-duration human spaceflight in deep space,” said Sam Scimemi, director of the International Space Station division at NASA Headquarters. “The delivery of the ISS RapidScatterometer advances our understanding of Earth science, an...

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