SpaceX Capsule Splashes Down Off Florida Coast

 

SpaceX is celebrating a successful mission.

The Crew Dragon capsule splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean this morning about 200 nautical miles off the coast of Florida.

The capsule carrying about 400 pounds of supplies and equipment, was launched into space aboard a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral on March 1st, and it docked with the International Space Station.

During the decent four parachutes were deployed to ensure a safe landing in the water.

SpaceX hopes to launch a manned mission with the Crew Dragon in July.

Photo courtesy Getty Images

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