Dragon Splashes Down — SpaceX CRS-4 Ends

Dragon Departure
This series of images, captured by cameras on the International Space Station (ISS) show the departure from the station of SpaceX’s Dragon cargo spacecraft.

SpaceX’s Dragon cargo craft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean at 3:39 p.m. EDT a few hundred miles west of Baja California, Mexico, marking the end of the company’s fourth contracted cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station.

The spacecraft is returning 3,276 pounds of NASA cargo and science samples from the International Space Station. A boat will take the Dragon spacecraft to a port near Los Angeles, where some cargo will be removed and returned to NASA within 48 hours. Dragon will be prepared for a return journey to SpaceX’s test facility in McGregor, Texas, for processing.

The mission was the fourth of 12 cargo resupply trips SpaceX will make to the space station through 2016 under NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services contract.

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3 thoughts on “Dragon Splashes Down — SpaceX CRS-4 Ends”

  1. Thank you for all you do here and there i would love to travle abord with you and do experaments and resurch i was a home health repair man and manager of a small heath care provider I worked on Pataint ventalors operating room equip. oxygen equipment ,(concentrators ) cpaps , for 17 years 25 years in Field,Was a security offecer,untill i had a stroke and now im working on getting my memory back as you can tell i dont us spell ck sorry i dont know how to use it ,
    Thank you for you time
    I really love watching and seening all the progress we and all have made in space,On earth ……
    Thank you Again
    Rick B

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