SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft returning to Earth after ISS delivery

May 11, 2016 1:02 PM

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WASHINGTON, May 11 (UPI) -- The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft will return to Earth on Wednesday after a month-long orbital journey to deliver 7,000 pounds of cargo to the International Space Station.

"The Dragon capsule, which arrived at the station April 10, will be detached from the Earth-facing side of the station's Harmony module using the Canadarm2 robotic arm, operated by ground controllers. Robotics controllers will maneuver Dragon into place and Expedition 47 robotic arm operator Tim Pea...

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