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Crew Dragon returns to Earth
Posted: Sat, Mar 9, 2019, 9:07 AM ET (1407 GMT)
Crew Dragon splashdown on Demo-1 (NASA/KSC) SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft successfully splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean Friday morning, ending a successful uncrewed test flight to the International Space station. The spacecraft undocked from the station at 2:32 am EST (0732 GMT), nearly five days after docking there, and splashed down several hundred kilometers off the Florida coast at 8:45 am EST (1345 GMT). Both NASA and SpaceX said they were pleased with the test flight, which demonstrated many key systems, and found no issues that would pose a challenge to performing a crewed test flight later this year.
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