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DRAGON CAPSULE SPLASHES DOWN IN PACIFIC WITH SPACE STATION CARGO

DRAGON CAPSULE SPLASHES DOWN IN PACIFIC WITH SPACE STATION CARGO 
Returning home from more than a month in orbit, a SpaceX Dragon supply ship departed the International Space Station and parachuted into the Pacific Ocean on Sunday with nearly two tons of research specimens and hardware, including mice sent up to investigate how spaceflight affects eyesight and locomotion. Wrapping up the 12th successful round-trip Dragon mission in 13 tries, the automated spaceship splashed down in the Pacific Ocean southwest of Los Angeles around 10:15 a.m. EDT (7:15 a.m. PDT; 1415 GMT) after a final descent under three main parachutes.    More



(Source: SpaceFlight Now - Sep 19)

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