dimanche 14 janvier 2018

Dragon Ends Mission After Pacific Splashdown

SpaceX - Dragon CRS-13 Mission patch.

Jan. 14, 2018

The SpaceX Dragon was released from the space station Saturday Jan. 13, 2018, at 4:58 a.m. EST and splashed down in the Pacific Ocean at 10:37 a.m. Dragon returned nearly 4,100 pounds of cargo and science experiments back to Earth.

Dragon is headed to port with ~4,100 pounds of scientific research and hardware for a cargo handover to NASA.

Related article:

NASA Science to Return to Earth aboard SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft

Related links:

SpaceX: https://www.nasa.gov/spacex

Commercial Resupply: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/structure/launch/index.html

Space Station Research and Technology: https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/index.html

International Space Station (ISS): https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/main/index.html

Image, Text, Credits: SpaceX/NASA.

Greetings, Orbiter.ch

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