The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft has completed its historic five-day supply mission to the International Space Station and splashed down Thursday morning in the Pacific Ocean, about 600 miles southwest of Los Angeles. The private cargo vessel could be the only one capable of returning items from space. The government-provided cargo vessels of Russia, Europe and Japan burn up on descent.
History’s first commercial space mission ended today as SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft returned to Earth. The 21-day flight to the International Space Station (ISS) ended when the unmanned cargo ship splashed down in the Pacific Ocean a... Read Post
The final act of SpaceX’s first mission to the International Space Station, a groundbreaking accomplishment for private space travel, is set to occur this morning as the Dragon capsule splashes down in the Pacific Ocean. According t... Read Post